May 23, 2013 Leave a comment
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DID YOU KNOW?
American Flag Guidelines
- The flag of the United States is the emblem of our identity as a separate nation, which the United States of America has been for more than 200 years.
- The custom is to display the flag only from sunrise to sunset on flagstaffs in the open, but it may be displayed at night upon special occasions to produce a patriotic effect.
- When the flag is hung vertically on a wall, window or door the Union (blue) should be to the observer’s left. When the flag is hung either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the Union (blue field) should be to the observer’s left.
- The flag should be hoisted briskly and lowered ceremoniously.
- It should not be displayed on days when the weather is inclement.
- It should be displayed, weather permitting, on all holidays: New Year’s Day; Inauguration Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; Washington’s Birthday; Armed Forces Day; Easter Sunday; Mother’s Day; Memorial Day (half-staff until noon); Flag Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Constitution Day; Columbus Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving; Christmas; and state holidays and admission days.
- It should be displayed at every public institution and in or near every polling place on election days, and at schoolhouses during school days.
- In a procession the flag is to the right of another flag or, if in a line of other flags, in front of the center of that line.
- The flag should not be displayed on a float except from a staff, nor draped over the hood, top, sides, or back of a vehicle.
For more on the American Flag guidelines go to http://www.almanac.com/content/american-flag-guidelines