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All About The Flag

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This article used to be All About Flag Sizes that I wrote back in 2013 but I felt it needed expanding. Nomenclature The Outside Flag Garrison: 20′ x 38′ Post flag: 8′ 11 3/8″ x 17′ (Army) and 10′ x 19′ (MC/N/CG) Field flag: 6’8″ x 12′ (Army) Storm flag: 5′ x 9’6″ (Army) and 5′ x 9′ (MC/N/CG) Internment …

Flag Pole Height Chart and Maritime Flag Arrangements

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For our purposes, flagpole means a permanent pole cemented into the ground and flagstaff is one that is carried. For flagpoles a general rule of thumb is the height of the flag should be 1/3 or 1/5 the height of the flagpole (the pole should be three or five times the height of the flag). Here is an example. For a …