Flag Etiquette – how many people know this?

The proper way to display and take care of their flag

How many people know what is the proper way to display and take care of their flag?  We though that this would be interesting and helpful..

 

  • Your flag should only be displayed from sunrise to sunset unless is illuminated at night
  • If on your house, the flag should be positioned on the left side of your front door
  • If you have multiple flags on your flag pole, the American Flag should be on top
  • On Memorial Day it is flown at haft-staff until noon – then raised
  • The flag should not be used as drapery or for general decoration
  • The flag should not be used as part of a costume
  • The flag should not have anything added to is such as symbols or words

 

 

 

For more – usflag.org &  Military.com

Image from Snoopes.com

 

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