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How to Properly Display the American Flag from USA.gov

ImageWith Memorial Day weekend here, a lot of us will be displaying our Flag to honor those who gave their lives for our country.  There can be confusion and questions about how to properly wear and display the American flag, especially around the summer holidays when many people want to display a flag.

Here is what the law says about using the American flag properly (PDF):

  • The flag should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water or merchandise.
  • The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding or drapery. It should never be festooned, drawn back, nor up, in folds, but always allowed to fall free.
  • No part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform.
  • The flag should never be used as a receptacle for receiving, holding, carrying or delivering anything.
  • The flag should never be carried flat or horizontally, but always aloft and free.
  • The flag should not be draped over the hood, top, sides or back of a vehicle or of a railroad train or a boat.

Read more rules and regulations that govern flag display (PDF).

Happy Memorial Day and THANKS to all those who gave their lives for our freedom!!

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Get Help Paying Your Rent

If you’re struggling to make your rent payments, you may be able to find assistance from your local Housing and Urban Development (HUD) office. These offices offer rental assistance programs like privately-owned subsidized housing, public housing, and housing choice vouchers.

You may also be able to find help from your state housing authority or your local public housing agency.

Get help paying your rent and find additional resources if you are a veteran, senior citizen, person with a disability, or live in a rural area.

NOTE: This post is a re-post from USA.Gov Team

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