The United States of America adopted the national flag on June 14, 1777. When colors are passing, like a color guard, all military members are supposed to salute at the proper distances. After ceremonies, if colors pass it is important to still show proper respect. For more information on the United States flag and Flag Day, visit the Military.com Flag Day page, the National Flag Day Foundation website, USFlag.org, and the Home of Heroes website.
Flag Day, June 14
Week of June 11, 2012