"I also call upon the people of the United States to observe with pride and all due ceremony those days from Flag Day through Independence Day, set aside by the Congress (89 Stat. 211)
- as a time to honor America,
- celebrate our heritage in public gatherings and activities,
- and recite publicly the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America."
--FLAG DAY AND NATIONAL FLAG WEEK, 2009--BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PROCLAMATION