The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national flag of the United States. It consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton (referred to specifically as the "union") bearing fifty small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars. The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 states of the United States of America, and the 13 stripes represent the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and became the first states in the US. Nicknames for the flag include The Stars and Stripes,Old Glory,and The Star-Spangled Banner.
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We proud Americans are indivisible and we can work together like these planes in flight to form a beautiful mid-air version of the star spangled banner with blue stars and red stripes. Perfect to support a political cause you feel strongly about or simply to celebrate a patriotic holiday such as Independence Day, 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Flag Day, Armed Forces Day, or Veterans Day.
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