By Kari Hould
Karis Quiet Corner 

PROUD of the Red, White & Blue


As many were beginning to awaken on a fine Wednesday morning, the Volunteer Fire Department was already making their rounds and erecting the colors of our nation – red, white & blue – beneath the silvery stars before the full splendor of the awakening of dawn. Yes, old Glory is being celebrated on Flag Day, June 14th.

On the 14th of June in 1777, Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that our flag would be 13 stripes alternating red and white; that the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation. The U.S. Army also celebrates its birthday on this...

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