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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American Military Service members and Veterans hold a 100 foot wide U.S. Flag for Memorial Day ceremonies at the Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum in New York City on May 28, 2012. UPI/John Angelillo
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