universal custom is that the flag should be displayed from sunrise
to sunset. It may be displayed 24 hours a day, if a properly illuminated
during hours of darkness.
flag should be displayed every day in good weather from all public
buildings. schools and in or near every polling place on election
flag should be run up briskly and lowered slowly with reverence,
never allowing it to touch the ground.
displayed with other flags from separate poles, the flag should
be raised first and lowered last.
the national anthem is played and the flag is no present, all persons
face the source of the music and stand at attention. Men, not in
uniform, remove their hats. Persons in uniform should render the
military salute from the first note to the last.
giving the pledge of allegiance, a person should stand at attention,
right hand over their heart. Men should remove their hats and persons
in uniform should give the military salute.
in any way, should disrespect be shown to the U.S. Flag.
U.S. Flag should never be dipped to any person or things. Regimental
colors, state flags, and organizational or institutional flags are
dipped as a mark of honor.
U.S. Flag should never be displayed with the union down, except
as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life
U.S. Flag should never touch anything beneath it - ground, floor,
place anything on the U.S. Flag. The U.S. Flag should never have
placed upon it, or any part of it, or attached to it, any mark,
insignia, letter, word, figure, design, picture or drawing of any
Proper Disposal Of The
a U.S. Flag is in such conditional that it it no longer a fitting
emblem for display, it should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably