To Fringe or Not to Fringe, That is the Question

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Fringe on my flag? Why? It is an honorable enrichment only, not an integral part of the flag. As it is attached on the edge, it does not “deface” the flag which therefore remains the Stars and Stripes of the US (as per the opinion of the US Attorney General in 1925). The fringe is used only inside or on …

The Marines Got it Right!

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This question has been on the minds of many people- I’ve been asked quite a few times and after some research I found the reason. Please read this first: To Fringe or Not to Fringe, That is the Question. A Flag A flag is flown from a stationary or mounted pole. Flags are never fringed. A Color Used in military and …