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CBC Gulfport observes Flag Day

Builder 3rd Class Eric Larson, left, saluted the U.S. flag as 3rd Class Matthew Golden raised it during morning colors on Flag Day today held at Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport.

In August 1949, President Harry S. Truman proclaimed June 14 as Flag Day.

Since then the President proclaims the commemoration yearly, and encourages all Americans in the country to display the Stars and Stripes outside their homes and businesses