United States - Scott #2593 (1992)

The U.S. Pledge of Allegiance

On June 22, 1942, the Pledge of Allegiance of the United States was formally adopted by U.S. Congress. The pledge is an expression of allegiance to the Flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of America. It was originally composed by Captain George Thatcher Balch, a Union Army Officer during the Civil War and later a teacher of patriotism in New York City schools. The … Continue reading The U.S. Pledge of Allegiance

South Korea #1034 (1976)

Happy 240th Birthday to the U.S. National Flag!

June 14 is annually celebrated in the United States as Flag Day, commemorating the adoption of the U.S. national flag on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. Additionally, the week of June 14 ( June 11–17 in 2017) is designated as National Flag Week, during which the President of the United States issues a proclamation urging U.S. citizens to fly the … Continue reading Happy 240th Birthday to the U.S. National Flag!