The Continental Congress adopted a flag for our new nation, the United States of America, on June 14, 1777.
The resolution called for 13 alternating red and white stripes and 13 stars on a blue background.
On Flag Day, we honor the path of development represented by our flag and the inspiration it provides to Americans at home and abroad.
President Joe Biden proclaims Flag Day and National Flag Week on June 14, 2022, to celebrate the establishment of the United States flag in 1777.
Congress declared June 14th to be “Flag Day,” and ordered that the flag be flown from all Federal facilities.
The president encourages Americans to show the flag and commemorate military personnel who have given their lives in defense of our liberties.
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