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Old 05-25-2011, 06:17 PM
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Fly the American Flag at Half Staff on Monday 5/30/2011 from Sunrise Until Noon for Memorial Day.

EXCERPT FROM THE US FLAG CODE


Section 7.M
The flag, when flown at half-staff, should be first hoisted to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff position. The flag should be again raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day. On Memorial Day the flag should be displayed at half-staff until noon only, then raised to the top of the staff.


A recent subject of interest with guidelines before the fact.

Also, Flag Day is right asround the corner - June 14th.
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kb8tpw:

Greatly appreciate your reminder.

My difficulty is (and has almost always been), "How do you fly flag at half-staff when you're displaying on a pole affixed at a 45-degree angle from the home's wall?" I think I've seen that you need a fixture that will allow the flag to be parallel to the ground ("half-staff"), then at a 45-degree angle ("full-staff") but I don't have such a fixture.

Hope all TOTV-ers will come out on Monday for the ceremonies at Veteran's Memorial Park in Spanish Springs.

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kb8tpw:

Greatly appreciate your reminder.

My difficulty is (and has almost always been), "How do you fly flag at half-staff when you're displaying on a pole affixed at a 45-degree angle from the home's wall?" I think I've seen that you need a fixture that will allow the flag to be parallel to the ground ("half-staff"), then at a 45-degree angle ("full-staff") but I don't have such a fixture.

Hope all TOTV-ers will come out on Monday for the ceremonies at Veteran's Memorial Park in Spanish Springs.

SWR
The fixture that I put on the side of the house has a slot to put the flag at "Half staff" (parallel to the ground).
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swrinfla, What time does it start?
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:51 PM
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Sorry to be so late in posting.

Ceremonies at Veterans Memorial Park begin at 10:00am tomorrow. Bring your own chair, or be prepared to stand for the entire cermony!

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Old 05-30-2011, 08:24 AM
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Happy to report that after my walk thru the neighborthood that all 4 flag pole mounted flags are at half staff. Also, many dozen yard flags along the sidewalks and drive ways. I'm on my weway to Veterans Park.
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