By Cheryl Rings Q: I have a 25 foot flag pole. It is difficult to fly at half mast. The flag tangles in bushes and porch. What can I do? I was told, there is a black banner I can fly bellow the US Flag to indicate mourning , is this true? If so where do… continue
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By Cheryl Rings Q: Is it appropriate to cover a casket with an American Flag for a deceased firefighter? Line of duty and not line of duty.
By Cheryl Rings Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and although there are many conflicting stories on it’s beginnings, most of them agree that it began as a day set aside to honor the soldiers who had fallen in service during the civil war. Dates and specific groups of soldiers are what separates many of… continue