Category Archives: Flag Day

The Legion at Dusk

Hunter Rudd and fellow Carolina Veterans Organization veterans were hard at work this week sorting food for homeless veterans as a Carolina Veterans Organization event. Their project was months in planning, a week in execution, and a day well spent. Continue reading

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New Flag Flies at University Mall

On Flag Day, June 2011, local veterans dedicated a new flagpole for University Mall. The original flag was now showing signs wear and Ken Jackson, owner of Wentworth & Sloan Jewelers talked to Delos O’Daniel of the American Legion. As always, Delos said, “Don’t worry about it. I can handle it,” and so he did. Delos located a new flag for Ken Jackson and assisted with its raising on Wednesday, August 8th. Flag color guard members were Bud Hampton, Delos O’Daniel, and Ed Gill. Continue reading

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Flag Day Call to Action

The American Legion Legislative Action Center published an article today on Flag Day and its meaning. What did you do today, Flag Day? Continue reading

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Flag Day

In the United States Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened that day by resolution of the Second Continental Congress in 1777. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted “the … Continue reading

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