Army Flag

  • Single thickness durable outdoor flags have canvas header and brass grommets for mounting. 4 rows of stitching on the fly end for added strength.
  • 3x5' nylon flag is an indoor flag.

This US Army flag became official on June 13, 1956. Then Vice President Richard Nixon presented it to Secretary of the Army Wilber M. Brucker. Until then, various elements of the Army, from groups and corps to separate battalions had their own flags, but none had served for the Army as a whole. The Army flag was designed by the Heraldic Branch, Office of Research and Engineering, and the Office of the Quartermaster General. The flag is made of white, with a blue replica of the official seal of the War Office*. Beneath the seal is a scarlet scroll with the words, "United States Army" in white letters. The number, "1775", the year in which the Army was created, appears beneath the scroll.

* The seal of the War Office is described as follows: a cannon in front of a drum with two drumsticks; below the cannon three cannon balls. (revolutionary war type) A mortar on a trunion and below the mortar, two powder flasks. (flasks are also revolutionary war type) In the center a Roman breastplate over a jupon (leather jacket). Above the breastplate rises a plain sword with the pommel and guard supporting a Phrygin cap (traditional symbol of liberty) between an esponton (pike) and an organizational color on one side and a musket with a fixed bayonet and the National color on the other side. Above is a rattlesnake holding in its mouth a scroll inscribed, "This We'll Defend."

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Flag Size Material Mounting Type Item Code Price
12x18" Nylon Header & Grommets e070006
2x3' Nylon Header & Grommets fz7912011
2x3' Nylon 3" Pole Sleeve with Tab fz7912012
3x5' Heavy Duty Polyester Header & Grommets v35336900
3x5' Nylon 3" Pole Sleeve and Fringe fz7912053
3x5' Nylon Header & Grommets fz7912051
4x6' Heavy Duty Polyester Header & Grommets v46336900
4x6' Nylon Header & Grommets fz7912091
5x8' Nylon Header & Grommets e070083
6x10' Nylon Header & Grommets e070376
8x12' Nylon Header & Grommets fs120f02284