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  US Flag Etiquette
What is the proper way to display the US flag?
 
Answer:

 

On A Flag Pole or Staff

 

Except when flown at half-staff, always fly the US flag at the top of the flag pole. The US flag should be above or to the viewer's left of non-national flags. In a grouping of national flags, the US flag should be to the viewer's left; the US flag should not be above the other national flags. On stage, the US flag is displayed on the speaker's right (the audience's left).

 

Hanging Outside

 

When hung over a street or on a wall without a flag pole or staff, hang the US flag vertically with the union to the north or east. Over a sidewalk, the union should be farthest from the building.

 

Hanging Inside

 

The US flag may be displayed vertically or horizontally. The union (stars) should be at the top to the observer's left.

 

Related Site:

> The US Flag Etiquette Page


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