Braxton-Perkins Post 25



The flag should be displayed, from sunrise to sunset, on all days when the weather permits, but especially on:

A detailed description of the Flag Code is provided by the American Legion HERE.



How to fold the American flag is described HERE.



Veterans and active-duty military not in uniform can now render the military-style hand salute during the raising, lowering, or passing of the flag and during the playing of the national anthem. Additionally, members of the nation’s veterans service organizations have traditionally rendered the hand-salute during the national anthem and at events involving the national flag while wearing their organization’s official head-gear. Look here for details. To “Pledge Allegiance,” the National Americanism Commission has deemed it appropriate for Legionnaires to come out of uniform (uncover), placing the cap and right hand over the heart, and reciting the “Pledge.” To do otherwise would be a violation of Flag Code revisions or regulations of The American Legion. (Americanism Commission).