"Stars and Stripes" – The colors red, white and blue have always captured the American spirit. After September 11, 2001, flag sales increased dramatically. Now more than a decade later, the Stars and Stripes are still proudly displayed.
"Stars and Stripes" – Early morning the flag flies high at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
"Stars and Stripes" – Iwo Jima Memorial -- Arlington, Virginia.
"Stars and Stripes" – The Washington Monument is closed for repairs following the 2011 earthquake in DC, but the ring of flags still fly.
"Stars and Stripes" – Flying high or displayed on heavy equipment.
"Stars and Stripes" – $302.7 million -- that's the annual dollar amount spent on American flags, banners and other stars and stripes emblems sold in the United States. That figure is from 2007 Economic Census data -- the latest figure available.
"Stars and Stripes" – All shapes and sizes -- from the very small.