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How do you properly display a flag?

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The proper way to display the flag of the United States of America is with the union, or the field of stars, at the peak of a staff or flagpole. When hung on a wall, the union should be at the top left side.

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How do you properly display a flag?
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When displayed with other flags, position the U.S. flag on the right side. The flag of the United States is flown only on days when the weather permits, unless the flag is designed for all weather. Flags of states, cities and organizations must remain lower than the flag of the United States, with the U.S. flag always at the center and highest point. When displayed with flags of other nations, separate staffs with the same height are required for each flag. The flag of the United States is raised first and lowered last if other flags are present.

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