Re: Flag Ettiquite - visiting countries
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Tue, 15 Sep 1998 14:32:29 +0000
Signe Rogers <midwife@SOUTHWIND.NET> asked a quick question.
>We have a single flag pole at the present time that we fly the
>United States flag from. We are getting a lot of international
>partners visiting and need to know how to properly fly the flag of
>a foreign country with relationship to the US flag flying.
>Can they be on the same pole, with the US above?
They should not be, but they can.
>Do they fly on separate poles equal or US higher?
They fly on separate poles with the top "ball" or "pin" (I forget
what the technical term is) of the US flag taller than those other
>If different poles, from the street viewing our property, which
>presentation, US left or right?
The US flag is always flown on it's right. It really depends on the
way the flag poles are arranged and where the US flag is placed.
A good source for this is the BSA publication called "The Flag".
I've got one, but unfortunately, it's boxed up. Anyone else have a
copy of this handy???
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