Rules for displaying the flag


Rules for Displaying the Flag

The posting of the colors at the 2017 Hays County Livestock Show and Expo. CENTURY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN PACHECO


If you are thinking about displaying an American Flag to commemorate Memorial Day or similiar holiday, please remember that there are set protocols for Old Glory.

The Flag Code is an intricate set of rules compiled by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House of Representatives.

While there are no penalties in place for displaying the flag in ways that go against the rules; guidelines are in place to showcase the utmost respect for Old Glory.

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