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By Don Hall
American Legion Post 44 Adjutant 

GUEST COLUMN - June 14: A patriotic holiday, birthday

 

June 13, 2018



June 14, nestled quietly between Memorial Day in May and the Fourth of July, is a younger patriotic holiday celebrating the actual American Flag – the Stars and Stripes.

The date is also the birthday of one of the Nation’s military services, and a presidential birthday; quite a load for one 24-hour span.

Americans have always been proud of their flag, the physical symbol of the spirit of our nation. They have a deep respect for the stars and stripes and honor it at every opportunity.

June 14 is the official day to honor our national symbol. The Stars and Stripes flag was officially adop...



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