President Barack Obama has ordered that flags be lowered at government buildings Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. In a presidential proclamation released Thursday, Obama says the anniversary is a day to honor … Continue reading
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* Flag Day was observed for the first time in 1877 on the 100th anniversary of the adoption of our country’s red-white-and-blue banner. Information originated from ANNIN FLAGMAKERS.
May 15, 2013 Flags at Half-Staff Reminder Peace Officers Memorial Day Tomorrow, May 15, is Peace Officers Memorial Day. Remember to display your American Flag at half-staff from sunrise to sunset to honor those law enforcement officers who were killed … Continue reading
Pennsylvania Raises Flags in May to Honor & Remember Yesterday the State of Pennsylvania approved an important resolution punctuating the importance of recognizing the sacrifice of our military fallen heroes and their families. The Month of May has been designated … Continue reading
Flags At Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of West, Texas President Obama has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on April 25th, 2013. To read the full text of the presidential proclamation click on the link below. … Continue reading
The ideal “look” for the American flag when being flown is a full appearance of the entire flag, extended out from the flagpole. On days with no wind whatsoever, obviously this isn’t going to be achieved. Here’s a little interesting … Continue reading
Most of us have heard the terms “half-staff” and “half-mast” when referring to our American flag. Are they interchangeable? Is one correct and the other not? A little research turns up some guidelines. Both terms are used to describe a … Continue reading