7 Continents

Lt. Jordan Henrickson has successfully flown the American flag to all 7 continents, making a world record.

30 Countries

The flag has traveled to countries of peace and of unrest, including Iraq, Kuwait, Norway, Germany, and Australia.

It all started with an American flag and the thought to spread a message of hope and unity. When Lieutenant Jordan Henrickson was commissioned into the U.S. Army in 2014, his grandfather gifted him with an American Flag from US Flag Store. Since then, his flag has traveled all over the world in places of conflict and of peace. So far, it has flown to all 7 continents, in over 20 countries, and 2 foreign sovereignties. It is now being validated by the Guinness Book of World Records for being the only flag to be flown over all seven continents.

Lt. Henrickson is currently serving with the 1st Battalion 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas. To further the unity movement, he has promised his non-commissioned officers that in return for mentorship and hard work, he would reward them with a flag before departing due to a permanent change of station or when their active duty expired. The gifted flag would be flown along with a certificate and speech to the platoon regarding the significance of the flag, in hopes that they too will send their flags on journeys all over the world.

Despite already being a world record, Lt. Henrickson doesn’t want to stop there. He hopes to fly the flag in every country in the world to break another world record while also continuing to spread the message of hope and unity, which is exactly what our flag should represent. This year, the flag is slated to travel to Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, and the top of Mt. Everest.

US Flag Store would like to thank Lt. Henrickson for his service to our country and spreading such a positive message. We could not be prouder of his accomplishments or our flag that has endured these past 3 years of travel.

Follow the Journey

Camp Taji, Iraq
Sinai Peninsula, Egypt
McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Camp Humphreys, South Korea
Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

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