By Frank A. Pearsall
Transylvania County Veterans Service Officer 

U.S. Flag Etiquette Covers Displays, Salutes – Brevard NC


When displaying the flag, do the following:

•Display the U.S. flag from sunrise to sunset on buildings and stationary flagstaffs in the open. The flag may be displayed 24-hours a day if properly illuminated during the hours of darkness. (An adjacent streetlight is not adequate lighting.)

•When placed on a single staff or lanyard, place the U.S. Flag above all other flags.

•When flags are displayed in a row, the U.S. flag goes to the observer’s left. Flags of other nations are flown at same height. State and local flags are flown lower.

•When used during a marching ceremony or...

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