Flag Day

Latest Flag Day Items
  • Acuity insurance company employees who are military veterans work to raise the American flag up the 400-foot flagpole during the dedication Monday June 16, 2014, in Sheboygan, Wis. The Sheboygan-based insurance company says it is the tallest flagpole in the country beating out the previous record holder, in Laredo, Texas, by nearly 100 feet. (AP Photo/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel,  Mike De Sisti )

    DNC tweets 'Happy Flag Day' photo — with wrong flag

    The Democratic National Committee sent a breezy Twitter message to followers, wishing them well on the recent Flag Day, but the flag pictured in the accompanying photograph was the wrong one.


  • Ceremonial cannons are fired at Fort McHenry, birthplace of the national anthem. (National Park Service)

    Bicentennial year makes a Flag Day to remember

    The nearly 200-year-old, majestic 30-by-34-foot Star-Spangled Banner is on display in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., and what better day than Saturday — Flag Day — to visit what is arguably the country's most famous flag?


  • Betsy Ross Flag Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    COOK: The first Flag Day

    Each year, Flag Day takes place on June 14, the day in 1777 when the Continental Congress officially issued the U.S. flag.


  • Lifeguards have saved Pensacola Beach's reputation

    On Labor Day weekend 2003, the scene along Santa Rosa and Escambia beaches was one of pandemonium.


  • Adrien Brody has been suggested as a suitable actor to play Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, should Hollywood go after the New York Democrat's story. (AP Photo)

    Inside the Beltway

    It was inevitable. There's talk that Rep. Anthony D. Weiner's constantly mutating photo scandal could provide ample fodder for a big fat Hollywood movie.


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