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Flag Holidays

For more than 200 years, the American flag has been the symbol of this nation’s strength and unity. It has been a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens, and it has been a prominent icon in national history. The flag is a precious possession, and can be displayed proudly on all days…especially

January 1 – New Year’s Day

January 20 – Inauguration Day

February 12 – Lincoln’s Birthday

Third Monday in February

Washington’s Birthday

Easter Sunday – (variable)

Second Sunday in May – Mother’s Day

Third Saturday in May – Armed Forces Day

The last Monday in May – Memorial Day
(half-staff until noon)

June 14 – Flag Day

July 4 – Independence Day
First Monday in September – Labor Day

September 11 – Patriot Day

September 17- Constitution Day

Second Monday in October – Columbus Day

October 27 – Navy Day

November 11 – Veterans Day

Fourth Thursday in November – Thanksgiving Day

December 25 – Christmas Day

… AND other days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States; the birthdays of States, and on State holidays. The above information provided in accordance with the July 7, 1976 amendment to the U.S. Flag Code (Public Law 94-344, 94th Congress, S.J. Res. 49).



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