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Flag Day

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The American flag on display at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's Spruance Hall in Louisville, Tenn., is last flown July 29, 1986, at the first reveille of NCO academy class 86-3. The flag took a 16-year journey to fly over the capitols of every state and territory in the United States. It was sent out by NCO academy class 71-1. (U.S. Air National Guard file photo/released)  Center displays a journeyed Stars and Stripes
The National Flag Day Foundation reports that Flag Day, soon a 100-year-old American observance, was first proclaimed May 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. The Stars and Stripes, in their birth by congress, however, were adopted June 14, 1777, and that's the day we observe it. This year, it's on a Tuesday. U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned at the I.G.
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