Linn County

Flag Flag of Linn County
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Design The flag is a medium blue, with the county seal in the center, with 13 five-pointed white stars in an arc above the seal, and 1847 written in white below the seal. In the upper hoist quadrant is the county seal again, this time upon a brown, seven-pointed star bordered gold; the star is arranged so that one ray points down, and two point up. [text from Ned Smith, 17 April 2005, FOTW]
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Notes A variant (or possible revision) of this flag, missing the seal and seven-pointed star in the upper hoist area and with slight differences in font and artwork, was given by county commissioners to Oregon Army National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan:

Oregon Army National Guard officers and Linn County commissioners pose with a flag for deployment to Afghanistan. From left to right are; Lt. Col. Daniel Miner, commander of 1-82nd Cavalry Squadron; Maj. Brian Dukes, operations officer for 2-162 Infantry Battalion; Commissioner John Lindsey; Commissioner Roger Nyquist; Commissioner Will Tucker; and Lt. Col. Scot Caughran, commander of 2-162 Infantry Battalion. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

Oregon Army National Guard officers and Linn County commissioners pose with a flag for deployment to Afghanistan. From left to right are; Lt. Col. Daniel Miner, commander of 1-82nd Cavalry Squadron; Maj. Brian Dukes, operations officer for 2-162 Infantry Battalion; Commissioner John Lindsey; Commissioner Roger Nyquist; Commissioner Will Tucker; and Lt. Col. Scot Caughran, commander of 2-162 Infantry Battalion. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs) 

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