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Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day – Friday, September 11th

Follow VOB On… In accordance with Public Law 107-89, the president of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation (per the requirements of Flag Code section 7(m)) for the flag to be displayed at half-staff for the entire day (sunrise to sunset) on Patriot Day, Friday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more
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United States Flag Etiquette and FAQs

“Does the flag have to be destroyed if it touches the ground?” “Is it permissible to wear an item of clothing that looks like the United States flag?” “What are the exact shades of the colors blue and red?” “When is the United States flag to be displayed?” “What is considered proper illumination when flying the flag at night?” Our… Read more
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Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day – Wednesday, September 11th

Follow VOB On… In accordance with Public Law 107-89, the president of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation (per the requirements of Flag Code section 7(m)) for the flag to be displayed at half-staff for the entire day (sunrise to sunset) on Patriot Day, Wednesday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more
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Flag At Half-Staff Alert: In Memory of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

President Trump has issued a proclamation for the United States flag to be displayed at half-staff until sunset, April 21, 2018, in memory of former first lady Barbara Bush.  Scroll down to view President Trumps statement on the passing of Barbara Bush. Follow VOB On… President Donald J. Trump on Flying the Flag at Half-Staff for the Passing of Barbara… Read more
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Flag at Half-Staff Alert – Memorial Day May 25th, 2020

Flag at half-staff In accordance with the U.S. Flag Code [U.S.C. Title 4, Chapter 1, Section 7(m)], on Memorial Day (Monday, May 25, 2020) the United States flag is to be displayed at half-staff from sunrise until noon only, then raised briskly to the top of the staff until sunset. Unable to lower your flag? Attaching a black ribbon to… Read more