Today is Flag Day and the kick-off of Flag Week in the U.S., marking adoption of the Stars & Stripes on June 14, 1777. At 7:00 p.m. (EDT), all Americans are invited to "Pause for the Pledge".

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.