National Flag Week

The FlagYesterday, in honoring Flag Day, President Obama said that Americans should be proud of the flag and fly it wherever possible. More interesting in observing Flag Day, he extended the observance by declaring the upcoming days as National Flag Week.

The president has ordered flags displayed on all federal buildings during the week.

In his statement, Obama called upon all citizens to display the U.S. flag “at homes and other suitable places.”

“The Stars and Stripes tells our nation’s story and embodies its highest ideals,” Obama said. “Its display reminds us of America’s promise and guides us toward a brighter tomorrow.”

You can read more of the story at UPI.

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