The 50 Star Flag 1960
This is the current flag of the United States. This Flag became the Official United States Flag on July 4, 1960. A star was added for the admission of
- (50th) Hawaii - August 21, 1959
Executive Order of President Eisenhower dated August 21, 1959 - provided for the arrangement of the stars in nine rows of stars staggered horizon tally and eleven rows of stars staggered vertically.
The 27th flag of the United States. Ten presidents have served under this flag; Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961), John F. Kennedy (1961-1963), Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969), Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974), Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977), Jimmy Carter (1977-1981), Ronald W. Reagan (1981-1989), George Bush (1989-1993), William J. Clinton (1993-2001), and George W. Bush . (2001-Present).