Re: Flag Backwards??
Larry E. Vahl (vahl@4BPMAIL.NSWSES.NAVY.MIL)
Tue, 26 Mar 1996 04:37:19 PST
> Here's a new one on me!
> This weekend while attending church after our Pinewood Derby, a gentleman
> from the American Legion pointed out to me that the U.S. flag on my Scout
> uniform shoulder was BACKWARDS!
It seems more proper to use the analogy of diplaying the flag
flat on a wall. The union goes to the flag's own right, which is how
it is displayed on your shoulder. Besides, in a parade, the position
of the union would depend more on the direction and strength of the
breeze/wind. IMHO of course.
Larry E. Vahl Vahl_Larry/4B00@om.nswses.navy.mil
SM, Troop 210
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