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Do you know the 19 official days when you should fly your American flag? We all know Old Glory should wave during Veteran's Day and Independence Day, but some other dates might surprise you. Test your knowledge and keep this guide handy to remind you of the days.

According to Military.com and the U.S. Flag Code here are the days when the flag should be displayed:

---New Year's Day, January 1

---Inauguration Day, January 20

---Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, third Monday in January

---Lincoln's Birthday, February 12

---Washington's Birthday, third Monday in February

---Easter Sunday (variable)

---Mother's Day, second Sunday in May

---Armed Forces Day, third Saturday in May

---Memorial Day (half-staff until noon), the last Monday in May

---Flag Day, June 14

---Father's Day, third Sunday in June

---Independence Day, July 4

---Labor Day, first Monday in September

---Constitution Day, September 17

---Columbus Day, second Monday in October

---Navy Day, October 27

---Veterans Day, November 11

---Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November

---Christmas Day, December 25

---and such other days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States

---the birthdays of States (date of admission)

---State holidays.

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1332 NE Broadway Portland, OR 97232

(503) 282-1214

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