Tag Archives: Flag Day

By Darryl Alder
Jun 14, 2016

Is Flag Day a Holiday for You?

Many folks are surprised that I take Flag Day so seriously, but I do.  At my home, for the last 22 years, I have posted historic flags along with our current flag every day from Flag Day to the 24th of July (see photo above to left). Any nation’s flag can be a stirring sight as […]

By Darryl Alder
Jun 14, 2015

238 Years of Old Glory—Celebrate Flag Day 2015

Today the US Flag is 238 years old. We celebrate its birthday with what has become a minor holiday every June 14: Flag Day.  However, in our Utah Valley community, this day launches a celebration lasting weeks with the Fourth of July smack in the middle and Pioneer Day capping off the festivities. Flag Day is no minor […]

By James Wright
Jun 14, 2013

Celebrating Flag Day

At age 12, I was invited by a friend to join his Scout troop. It was an active troop, with lots of games, hikes and short adventure trips in Southern California. One of the things that has been retained in  my memory was the flag ceremony that was part of each troop meeting. There were usually three flag […]