A PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION As a mark of respect for the memory of Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States… continue
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I think a lot of people would be surprised to know that Halloween is a pretty popular season for the flag industry! Why? Well, Holiday Decorations play a part. After all, what other holiday brings so many strangers to your door? Aside from Christmas, it may also be the most decorated holiday of the year in the United States…. continue
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
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