How to Fly a Flag – US


How to Fly a Flag in the United States


You can fly a flag on a pole or on a special attachment outside your home.  You want to be sure to follow the rules for if you post it half-mast or not and when to do that.  Make sure you never let it touch the ground.  There are also rules on when to take the flag down, but make sure not to fly it in bad weather or at night unless you have a light.


Follow the tips from the Boys Scouts’ How to Display and Fold the US Flag, and you can get more details on the rule of how to fly the United States flag here.


Here are some additional links for related info:

Folding the flag

Flag Display Days

To dispose of a torn or old flag