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Flag Day, Hurray!

Flags of every state and the American flag flap in the breeze in front of the 96th Test Wing headquarters building.  Flag Day is celebrated in America on June 14.  National Flag Day began in 1949 and commemorates the adoption of the U.S. Flag on June 14, 1777. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Flags of every state and the American flag flap in the breeze in front of the 96th Test Wing headquarters building. Flag Day is celebrated in America on June 14. National Flag Day began in 1949 and commemorates the adoption of the U.S. Flag on June 14, 1777. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A C-130 flies by the American flag in front of the 96th Test Wing headquarters building at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 1.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A C-130 flies by the American flag in front of the 96th Test Wing headquarters building at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Standardizing Honor

The Air Force flag flaps in the wind during an honor guard flag detail training session April 2 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Air Force Honor Guard mobile training team visited the base to provide a 10-day standardized training course to 31 local honor guard Airmen. The goal is to ensure all honor guard units perform the required ceremonial procedures the same way throughout the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A stars & striped eclipse

A photo of the base flag was taken at the regional point of totality causing Eclipse-shaped sunbursts to appear during the solar eclipse Aug. 21 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

The sun rises over the lowered base headquarters American flag Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  All government agency American flags were lowered to half-staff through Nov. 19 in solidarity to France after the recent terrorist attacks.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

The sun rises over the lowered base headquarters American flag Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. All government agency American flags were lowered to half-staff through Nov. 19 in solidarity to France after the recent terrorist attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Field of Valor 2017

American flags flap in the light breeze on the Field of Valor display in Niceville, Fla. Sept. 14. The display features 13 rows of 27 flags and one extra to create the field. Names of recently fallen military members, including 10 Airmen, adorn each of the approximately 352 American flags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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