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National Guard Bureau

WASHINGTON, May 27, 1998 – "This flag, which we honor and under which we serve, is the emblem of our unity, our power, our thought and purpose as a nation."

Woodrow Wilson

U.S. President

1856-1924

"A thoughtful mind when it sees a nation's flag, sees not the flag only, but the nation itself."

Henry Ward Beecher

American clergyman

1813-1887

"There is the national flag. He must be cold, indeed, who can look upon its folds rippling in the breeze without pride of country."

Charles Sumner

American politician

1811-1874

"Let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in every exigency, that we have one country, one constitution, one destiny."

Daniel Webster

American statesman

1782-1852

"Where American citizens go, that flag goes with them to protect them."

Lyndon B. Johnson

U.S. president

1908-1973

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