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USA Flag Anatomy and Vexillology Terms

Posted by Derrek Coss on Jan 22, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Do you know the definition of “vexillology?”   If you over heard a discussion between two vexillologists (and we’re sure there are at least two of them) it would likely sound like a conversation in some strange alien language.  Well, hold on to your potatoes folks because we’re about to give you a lesson in vexillology, the scientific study of flags.

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Topics: American flag, flag facts, flag terms, flag repair, U.S. flag, flag history, USA flag, flag parts, flag anatomy, gonfalon, vexillology

5 Flag Etiquette Tips for Outdoor Flags

Posted by Derrek Coss on Nov 24, 2014 11:56:00 AM

Below are 5 handy tips for ensuring flag etiquette when displaying outdoor flags. When followed correctly, they serve to impress upon patriots, foreigners, and casual observers alike the great dignity of the American flag, and what it represents to the United States as a nation.

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Topics: Flag Ettiquette

The Top 25 days to fly a U.S. Flag

Posted by Derrek Coss on Oct 24, 2014 12:48:00 PM

The U.S. Flag should be displayed every day from sunrise to sunset unless Old Glory is part of a lighted display.  A lighted flag can be flown 24 hours a day. 

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Topics: U.S. flag

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