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What is the name of the ball that sits at the top of the flagpole? What does the Truck represent? The shot heard round the world fired April 17th at Lexington Massachusetts. On post, where is building number 1 located? At the base of the flag pole. How is the flag flown on Memorial Day?
At half-mast till noon, then from noon until retreat sounds, it is at full staff. When the flag is flown at night, what must be done? It must be illuminated. What date was the Army flag dedicated? When a President or Past President dies, how long is the flag flown at half-mast? How is the flag draped over the casket? So the stars are over the left shoulder. How many stripes does the American flag have? What is the difference between the National Colors and the National Flag? The National Colors is trimmed on 3 sides with golden yellow fringe.
What do the colors on the flag represent? When Military personnel die, the flag is presented to t he beneficiary, who provides the flag? The postmaster general. When the national flag is worn out, how is it disposed of? The section of the flag with the stars is cut from the flag and then both pieces are burned together.
What are the 2 ways that the flag can be displayed? Flat 2. Hanging free. Who is traditionally responsible for the safeguarding, care and display of the unit's colors?
The Command Sergeant Major. How is the American flag raised to the half-staff position? It is first raised all the way to the top of the staff for an instant, then lowered to half staff. If a flag is in the half-staff position, how is it lowered?
It is first raised to the top of the staff for a brief moment, and then it is lowered. What is a pennant? A triangular flag used for various military purposes. When folded, what is the shape of the American flag? The shape like that of a cocked hat. What does the Hoist and Fly of a flag mean? The Hoist is the width of a flag vertical edge measured from top to bottom ; the Fly is the length of the flag horizontal edge, measured from left to right. What Army Regulation s govern the raising and the lowering of the Flag?
AR and AR What are the two bugle calls played at Retreat? What does Retreat mean? Retiring the colors from the day's activities.
What are some places that the flag is flown 24 hours a day by specific legal authority as of January ? Are the colors ever dipped as a salute or compliment?
Never on land, only at sea when 2 friendly ships of war meet. Garrison- 20 ft x 38 ft. What are the 5 basic US flags used by the Army? Garrison 2. Post 3.
Field 4. Storm 5. When a new state enters the Union, when is the star added to the flag? The following 4th of July. How long is reveille played? How many National colors can be present during a review, parade, or honor guard ceremony? What is the height of a flagpole? CustomerService ApexFlags. Army Flag Regulations full text click here. Apex Flags Home. Flags - Garrison.
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Flag Photos. Webmaster Errors. ApexFlags Flagpole. Authorization a. The flag of the United States is the symbol of our nation. The union, white stars on a field of blue, is the honor point of the flag. The U. Time and occasion for display a. The flag of the United States will be displayed outdoors at all Army installations.
Major commands may delegate this authority to major subordinate commands. Installations which have other federal agencies as tenants may permit those federal agencies to display the U. The Retiree flag may be flown on Veterans Day or occasions when the installation is sponsoring activities for retirees such as open house or retiree day. Not more than one flag will be displayed below the flag of the United States and, if displayed, will be approximately 6 inches below the flag of the United States.
The flag of the United States should be displayed with foreign national flags at overseas installations according to applicable international agreements. The flag of the United States will be displayed daily from reveille to retreat. MACOM commanders may authorize permanent or semipermanent more than one week at a time hour display of the flag provided the flag is properly illuminated with its own source of light during hours of darkness.
Local or installation commanders may authorize nighttime display of the flag of the United States during special events or on special occasions, provided the flag is properly illuminated.
Sizes and occasions for display a. National flags listed below are for outdoor display. The post flag may be flown in lieu of the garrison flag. The post flag is flown daily except when the garrison and storm flags are flown. When a garrison flag is not available, the post flag will be flown on holidays and important occasions.
The field flag may be displayed from a flag pole only when distinguished visitors are present and only with the positional field flag. The storm flag is flown in inclement weather. The internment flag is authorized for deceased military personnel and for deceased veterans.
Upon application to the nearest postmaster, the Veterans Administration will provide flags for deceased veterans. The ensign will be displayed on vessels when required to indicate nationality. The union jack is flown on ships at anchor or tied up at pier.
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What is the name of the ball that sits at the top of the flagpole? What does the Truck represent? The shot heard round the world fired April 17th at Lexington Massachusetts. On post, where is building number 1 located?