June 14

Flag Day is a holiday celebrated on June 14 in the United States. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The Flag Resolution stated, “That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.”
This F-15C Eagle with the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing takes flight after receiving a patriotic paint job in celebration of the jet hitting 10,000 hours of flight time, Oct. 22, 2022. (Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn & Staff Sgt. Mercedes Taylor/U.S. Air National Guard).