Alaris Health at Harbor View recently celebrated Flag Day with a flag folding ceremony. The residents learned the proper way to fold the American flag, as well as the symbolism behind each of the 13 folds. Additionally, they discovered more about the history of the Pledge of Allegiance, which was originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and adopted by Congress in 1942.
The Uniformed Services performs flag folding ceremonies as an uplifting way to honor the flag on special days, including Memorial Day and Veterans Day. It is an Army and Navy custom to lower picture of justin bieber opts to put on his shades while waiting for Space Mountain to start on Wednesday night (August 6) at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. the flag daily at the last note of retreat. No part of the flag touches the ground during this service. The final step is to fold the flag into the shape of a tri-cornered hat, emblematic of the hats worn by colonial soldiers during the war for Independence.
“It was a great afternoon of American education and tradition,” said Kevin Woodard, Administrator.