Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. Back To Top    #1
    Premium Member
    Achucker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Bismarck
    Posts
    266
    NDA Points
    15,921
    NDA Level
    54
    Report Entries
    2
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 266
    Given: 120

    Display of the American flag

    So I was in one of our public schools this evening and noticed their flag was displayed with the stars on my right hand. It was displayed vertically. Now I don't claim to be the world's greatest patriot but I always thought the stars were to be on the left. Is there a reason for them to display it the way the are? I am really wanting to tell the school it needs to be changed. What are your guys thoughts. Hanging on a wall

    1 Not allowed!
    Last edited by Achucker; 12-07-2017 at 08:21 AM.
    "Ain't nothing scarier than a man with a gun. Ain't nothing more helpless than a man without one."

  2. Back To Top    #2
    VIP Member
    bckhntr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Bismarck/Mandan, ND
    Posts
    1,162
    NDA Points
    132,413
    NDA Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,157
    Given: 522
    Depends - was it on a wall or on a window?
    http://www.flagandbannersupply.com/flag-etiquette.htm

    0 Not allowed!
    Not too often you get all this neatness in one location. That's called nature.

  3. Back To Top    #3
    Premium Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Location
    Williston
    Posts
    454
    NDA Points
    20,969
    NDA Level
    63
    Report Entries
    3
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 699
    Given: 499
    If displayed on a wall, either vertically or horizontally, the union is to be at the observers left.

    1 Not allowed!

  4. Back To Top    #4
    Premium Member
    Sluggo's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Bismarck
    Posts
    536
    NDA Points
    46,433
    NDA Level
    94
    Report Entries
    12
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 832
    Given: 1,125
    Classifieds
    1
    Sounds like you need to educate that school.

    1 Not allowed!

  5. Back To Top    #5
    Ultimate VIP Member
    Bed Wetter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    right behind you.
    Posts
    2,578
    NDA Points
    83,401
    NDA Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,136
    Given: 4,687
    If the flag is on the arm of a military uniform, the union is on the right. This orientation is intended to depict the flag in the position it would be if it were being flown and the unit was advancing. It’s symbolic of “always advancing” on the battlefield. This could be where someone got things mixed up at the school.

    2 Not allowed!
    If you're reading this post and find yourself muttering, "he can't be serious", there's a good chance I'm not.

    “Wentz won't win one much less 5 or six.” -Kurtr, 1/21/18

  6. Back To Top    #6
    Ultimate VIP Member
    Duckslayer100's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    ND's Flatter Half
    Posts
    1,596
    NDA Points
    33,609
    NDA Level
    80
    Report Entries
    3
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,122
    Given: 3,486
    Classifieds
    1
    I'd just be happy that, in this day and age of butt hurt and political correctness, there's an American Flag hanging, period.

    Sad, but true.

    6 Not allowed!
    Remember to always practice CPR: Catch, Pickle and Refrigerate!

  7. Back To Top    #7
    Ultimate VIP Member
    2400's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    Northern AZ
    Posts
    2,369
    NDA Points
    1,613,846
    NDA Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,248
    Given: 7,562
    Quote Originally Posted by Achucker View Post
    So I was in one of our public schools this evening and noticed their flag was displayed with the stars on my right hand. It was displayed vertically. Now I don't claim to be the world's greatest patriot but I always thought the stars were to be on the left.Is there a reason for them to display it the way the are? I am really wanting to tell the school it needs to be changed. What are your guys thoughts. Hanging on a wall
    Quote Originally Posted by Duckslayer100 View Post
    I'd just be happy that, in this day and age of butt hurt and political correctness, there's an American Flag hanging, period.

    Sad, but true.
    As fj40 said when hanging on a wall either vertically or horizontally the stars are to be in the upper left.

    I'm happy to see them having the flag up too but it would have been just as easy to hang it properly.

    I hope you thank them for hanging the flag and then ask them to hang it correctly.

    1 Not allowed!
    D.A.V. - M.O.P.H. - N.R.A. - Life Member

  8. Back To Top    #8
    Gold Member

    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Halfway between Bismarck and Fargo
    Posts
    196
    NDA Points
    2,404
    NDA Level
    20
    Report Entries
    7
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 222
    Given: 35
    Quote Originally Posted by Achucker View Post
    So I was in one of our public schools this evening and noticed their flag was displayed with the stars on my right hand. It was displayed vertically. Now I don't claim to be the world's greatest patriot but I always thought the stars were to be on the left. Is there a reason for them to display it the way the are? I am really wanting to tell the school it needs to be changed. What are your guys thoughts. Hanging on a wall
    Nice catch! We need more Americans like you noticing these things.

    1 Not allowed!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


About Nodak Angler

    NodakAngler is a community of outdoors enthusiasts. Our primary focus is to provide a great place for North Dakota sportsmen to gather, discuss, and participate. All are welcome.

Business & Contact

Follow us on

Facebook Instagram Twitter