The American Flag: Displaying and Retiring

Snap! Curl! Pop! Flags give the senses an immediate feeling of respect, belonging, and devotion. The summer months are a popular time of year to display the American flag. This flag day (June 14th) be the one in the know. But unless you were a Boy Scout or are a Veteran, you may not know how to display or take care of the U.S. flag.  Here are the basics...

 

How do I display the flag?

 

 Infographic on US flag display

 

 

 

My flag is old. How do I properly dispose of it?

 

 Retiring flag infographic


For more information on Flag etiquette, visit: 
https://www.senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/RL30243.pdf