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The U.S. Flag Code & Protocol

From the United States code, by U.S. House of Representatives.

Displaying the flag outdoors

Raising and lowering the flag

Displaying the Flag Indoors

Parading and saluting the flag

Order of Precedence:

In this country, the U.S. Flag has a place of honor over all other flags; the only exception being the flag of the United Nations at the UN Headquarters in New York. Here are some general rules to ensure a position of prominence for our Flag.

The salute

The Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem

The Flag in Mourning

First posted May 16, 2015
Last update Jan 1, 2016