Flying Military Flags

In What Order Should Military and National Flags Be Displayed? 

In the United States, our calendar is loaded with holidays meant for honoring American history and the American armed forces. These holidays motivate the proud response by many to fly the various flags of the U.S. armed forces, state flags, and of course, our American flag.

But how do we know in which order military flags should appear?

According to Department of Defense guidelines, here is the order of precedence for display of flags:

  1. The Flag of the United States of America
  2. State Flags, in alphabetical order
  3. Military Flags, in order of establishment
    1. Army Flag
    2. Marine Corps Flag
    3. Navy Flag
    4. Air Force Flag
    5. Coast Guard Flag
  4. Other Flags

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