Tagged: Flag at Half-Staff Alert

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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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2024 Memorial Day Message

In honor of our fallen military brothers and sisters this Memorial Day… may we never forget what was given for our freedom! Memorial Day: Honor | Remembrance | Reflection With a constant barrage of commercials and ads touting Memorial Day Weekend discounts on cars, cheap furniture and more, it’s easy for many Americans to be distracted from our understanding for the… Read more
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Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day 2023 – Monday, 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, Monday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more
Memorial Day 2023

2023 Memorial Day Message

In honor of our fallen military brothers and sisters this Memorial Day… may we never forget what was given for our freedom! Memorial Day: Honor | Remembrance | Reflection With a constant barrage of commercials and ads touting Memorial Day Weekend discounts on cars, cheap furniture and more, it’s easy for many Americans to be distracted from our understanding for the… Read more
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Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day 2022 – Sunday, 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, Sunday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more