The Flag of The United States Minor Outlying Islands

The flag of the United States Minor Outlying Islands represents the group of remote island territories in the Pacific and Caribbean managed by the United States. This flag is not officially recognized or widely used, given these islands are mostly uninhabited and directly administered by the U.S. government. The design typically mirrors the U.S. flag, featuring elements that symbolize the union and its territories.

The Flag of The United States Minor Outlying Islands

History

There is no specific history of a unique flag officially designated for the United States Minor Outlying Islands, as these territories are directly overseen by the United States federal government, and thus, under most circumstances, utilize the flag of the United States. The notion of a distinct flag for these islands is more a conceptual idea rather than based on historical use or formal adoption. The territories include regions like Wake Island, Midway Atoll, and Johnston Atoll, among others, and their status and administration have evolved over time. The absence of a permanent population across these territories contributes to the lack of a unique flag or symbols representing them collectively.