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Old 06-14-18, 01:57 PM
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In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
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Two years earlier the United States Army was born. 14 June 1775
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In 1775, the Second Continental Congress authorized the mustering of five
companies of Marines to accompany the Navy on their first mission.

The first Marines enlisted in the city of Philadelphia *, and they carried drums
painted yellow, depicting a coiled rattlesnake with thirteen rattles, and the motto
"Don't Tread on Me." This is the first recorded mention of the future Gadsden
flag's symbolism.

The flag used by the Marines...





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Old 06-14-18, 04:59 PM
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As seen on Facebook today, posted by a well-meaning friend:

"This year, Flag Day falls on our President's birthday! Happy birthday, President Trump!
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