Flag Day, June 14, 2019

U.S. Army Garrison Fort Greely and Soldiers from the 49th Missile Defense Battalion hosted a morning Reveille Ceremony in honor of National Flag Day and the Army's 244th Birthday June 14. Here Soldiers prepare to raise the Garrison's large flag.

National Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the national flag in 1777 by the Continental Congress. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14 as Flag Day in 1916, and in 1949 Congress passed legislation establishing it as a day of observance. Photo by Chris Maestas, USAG Fort Greely Public Affairs.