FORT WALTON BEACH —Flag Day, a June 14 U.S. holiday established by President Woodrow Wilson, commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag in 1777.
While it is not a federal holiday, many states and communities observe Flag Day with a ceremony including patriotic songs and a flag display.
American Legion Post 235 will have a Flag Day retirement ceremony 6 p.m. June 14 at 105 Hollywood Blvd. NW, Fort Walton Beach. It will include participation of the Eglin and Hurlburt Field honor guards, and information on how to properly dispose of the U.S. flag.