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Army Etiquette

History of Military Service Flag (Blue Star Flag)


The Service Flag is an official banner that is authorized by the Department of Defense. The flag is to be displayed by the family members of a military service member who is serving during any period of war. The flag was created in 1917 by Army Captain Robert Queissner, who also had two sons serving [...]

American Flag Etiquette

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When your family member joins the military, the American flag takes on an entirely new level of meaning and symbolism. Following are some of the basic rules of flag etiquette as well as guidelines for display and proper disposal of a worn flag. The flag should not be used as drapery or decoration. There is [...]