Sign up for Legion flag e-newsletter, text alerts

Flag Day is June 14. Did you know that The American Legion has a Flag Alert e-newsletter?

The Flag Alert e-newsletter provides notification when a flag proclamation is issued by the president to display the U.S. flag at half-staff. More than 47,000 people subscribe to the e-newsletter.

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The American Legion also offers text alerts when the flag is to be displayed at half-staff. To receive these text alerts, simply text the word flag to 35893. You will receive a confirmation email within a few minutes. The service is free, but message and data rates may apply.

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