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Kirby Stewart Post 24
When to Display the American Flag
The Flag should be displayed from sunrise to sunset, on all days when the weather permits.
Martin Luther King's Birthday, Third Monday in January
Washington's Birthday, February 22, Observed 3rd Monday in February.
Armed Forces Day, 3rd Saturday in May
Memorial Day (half-staff until noon), last Monday in May
Flag Day, June 14th.
Independence Day, July 4th
National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, July, 27th.
Labor Day, 1st Monday in September
Columbus Day, 2nd Monday in October.
Veterans Day, November 11th.
Thanksgiving Day, 4th Thursday in November
General Election Day, 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November.
Such days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States.
State and Local Holidays.
Saluting the Flag
All persons present in uniform (military, police, fire, etc.) should render the military salute. Members of the armed forces and veterans who are present but not in uniform MAY render the military salute. All other persons present should face the flag and stand at attention with their right hand over the heart, or if applicable, remove their headdress with their right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart.
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