With apologies to Gertrude Stein, a flag is not a flag, which is also not a flag, necessarily. Let’s wade through what flags are and are not.
When the President of the United States orders the American flag to be flown at half-staff, it serves as a directive for federal buildings and grounds across the nation. This article aims to clarify for state governors the redundancy of issuing separate orders for the same purpose.
Absent-minded actions are leading to unnecessary anger and hostility. Nice job. If you had pulled your heads out of your virtue signaling backsides for a minute and actually read the Flag Code, you would have seen, in black and white, wording that explains national flags are flown from separate poles only!
This photo is contrived. Fremont High School in California DID NOT raise the flag of Palestine. But, let’s get the correct info concerning something like this.
This article will help you understanding the difference between official military departmental flags and novelty military flags. Flags have always played a significant role in the military. They serve as symbols of unity, identity, and honor, representing the values and traditions of a nation’s armed forces. While the official military department flags are well-recognized and carry historical significance, novelty military …
What the judge SHOULD be looking for, the What and How of the performance.
Did you know that there are, essentially, three codes for flag protocol that we follow? Let’s take a look.
There are essentially three types of joint arrangements for the uniformed organizations in the US government. While this is not officially official, it helps us all to peel back the layers of the language we use and the services in our government. Let’s take a look.
The US military has customs and courtesies. Wearing the service’s uniform is an example of a custom. Rendering a hand salute is a courtesy, albeit a required one. The Six Armed Services All Warrant and Commissioned Officers receive a hand salute by all enlisted at various times. Senior officers receive a hand salute by junior Warrant and/or Commissioned Officers. That …
Bias We all have certain knowledge and experiences that define how we view circumstances around us. That’s called our bias. A bias isn’t necessarily bad but if you only rely on your knowledge and experiences and are closed off to learning something new, that is the bad part. As a judge viewing regulation, exhibition, or a ceremonial drill routine, you …