Happy Birthday U.S. National Guard
The first militia regiments in North America organized in Massachusetts on December 13, 1636. In the time since, the United States National Guard (Army and Air Force) has grown to include the militias in every state and territory of the United States. The National guard serves as the first line of defense in the continental U.S., and as part time and full time reserves for our military branches. Additionally, the National Guard provides supplies, personnel, and expertise in response to domestic emergencies.
On December 13 each year, we celebrate almost four centuries of the United States National Guard.
Flying Your National Guard Flag Outdoors
When the flags are being flown on multiple Outdoor Flagpoles, the American Flag should always be flown first in line. If you are flying the National Guard Flag on the same pole as your American Flag, it should be of equal size or smaller and flown below the American Flag.
Displaying Your National Guard Flag Indoors
When displaying Indoor Ceremonial Flags, the order of precedence remains the same as when they are displayed outdoors. The Indoor American Ceremonial Flag is always displayed first in the order. It’s also important to remember that when a Military Ceremonial flag is presented by a color guard, either indoors, during a parade, or on the playing field, a Parade Carry Belt must be worn.
Military Desk Flags and sets are another way to show your support for U.S. Armed Forces. Desk flags are small and versatile; they can be displayed on a podium, a desk, or even a window sill. These small flags can also be waved during a parade or celebration for the U.S. National Guard.
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