Is the American flag on the left or right?

With other flags: When flown with flags of states, communities or societies on separate flag poles which are of the same height and in a straight line, the Flag of the United States is always placed in the position of honor—to its own right (observer’s left).

Should the American flag be on the right?

The flag, when displayed with another against a wall—both from crossed staffs—should be on the right (the flag’s own right), and its staff should be in front of the other staff. The American flag should be at the center and the highest point when displayed with a group of state flags.

Should American flag be on right or left shoulder?

The flag can be worn on the right or left shoulder, depending on the uniform. Military regulation requires that the flag’s stars always be on the forward-facing side Non-service members can wear their patches on either shoulder as well, but the stars can face the back of the shoulder or put on the right side.”

Why is the American flag on the right?

The right hand, to any observer, is the observer’s left. Therefore, as used in the Flag Code, the flag and/or blue field is displayed to the left of the observer, which is the flag’s “own right.”

Can you fly a flag under the American flag?

When flags of states, cities, corporations or organizations are flown on the same flagpole as the U.S. flag, they should be flown under the U.S. flag. The flag beneath may be the same size or smaller than the U.S. flag, but never larger.

Why do police officers wear the flag backwards?

If the US flag is seen on the right arm with the blue corner on the left it portrays retreat. When it’s on the right arm and the blue square is on the right it portrays attack or offense and continuing to move forward. If it’s on your right arm where the blue on the right (looks backward).

Which way should American flag face?

When the U.S. flag is displayed other than from a staff, it should be displayed flat, or suspended so that its folds fall free. When displayed over a street, place the union so it faces north or east, depending upon the direction of the street.

What does the flags own right mean?

The flags own right-the flag is always accorded the right side from its perspective.

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