Flag Day: Honoring The Stars and Stripes (41 images)

On June 14, 1777, Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag of the United States. We commemorate Flag Day this year by highlighting memorable moments in the flag's history.
Updated: June 14, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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A women veteran holds an American flag while riding on a truck in a parade in St. Louis on January 28, 2012. Thousands of people lined a parade route in downtown St. Louis for the nationÕs first parade to honor those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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