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I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.


Old Glory...Long May I Wave...


"Old Glory"

I am the flag, of the United States of America; My Name is "Old Glory."

I fly atop the world's tallest buildings; I stand watch in America's Halls of Justice.

I fly majestically over great institutions of learning.

I stand guard with the greatest military power in the world.

Look Up! And see me! I stand for Peace -Honor - Truth -and Justice.


I stand for Freedom.

I am confident - I am Arrogant - I am Proud. When I am flown with my fellow banners, my head is a little higher, my colors a little truer.... I BOW TO NO ONE!


I am recognized all over the world. I am worshipped - I am saluted. I am respected. I am revered - I am loved and I am feared!


I have fought in every battle of every war for more than 200 years: Gettysburg, Shiloh, Appomattox, San Juan Hill, The Trenches of France, the Argonne Forrest, Anzio, Rome, the Beaches of Normandy, the Deserts of Guam, Okinawa, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, sands of the Persian Gulf...and a score of other places, long forgotten by all, but those who were with Me..... I was there.


I led my soldiers - I followed them - I watched over them - They loved me.


I was on a small hill in Iwo Jima, I was dirty, in battle worn and tired...But my Soldiers cheered me! I was Proud.


I have been soiled, burned, torn and trampled on the streets of my own country.... When it is by those whom I have served in Battle.... it hurts! But I shall overcome.... For I am strong! I have slipped the bonds of Earth and from my vantage point on the Moon; I stand watch over the uncharted New Frontiers of Space. I have been silent witness to all of America's Finest Hours. But my finest hour comes when I am torn into strips to be used as bandages for my wounded comrades on the field of Battle...When I fly half mast to honor my soldiers...when I lie in the trembling arms of a grieving Mother at the grave-side of her fallen son or daughter...


I am Proud.... My Name is "Old Glory".... Long May I Wave...Dear God, Long May I Wave.


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