Star Spangled Banner
On Saturday, Americans will have a special occasion to raise the Star Spangled Banner and sing its song.
A foreign army invaded Washington, D.C., burned the U.S. Capitol and the president’s mansion before going on to defeat an American military force that outnumbered the invaders 2 to 1.
Today is America’s Stars and Stripes day. June 14 is officially Flag Day, a time to respectfully display the U.S. flag. It’s also a good time to brush up on the proper etiquette for flag display.
David Otey performs the national anthem at the Billings Mustangs' game at Dehler Park on Monday, July 4. Players and fans sported red, white, and blue Mustangs apparel during the game.
Flag Day, which is always on June 14 and falls this year on Tuesday, is an occasion to celebrate and display the Stars and Stripes.