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mrbsox
01-25-05, 01:32 PM
Found a few neat points while searching for Flag flying data.

When (2 times/places) is the Flag NOT flown at half mast... EVER

Terry

HardJedi
01-25-05, 02:16 PM
didn't I answer this? Or at least guess? Is one of them the tomb of the unknowns?

mrbsox
01-25-05, 02:59 PM
negative

lucien2
01-25-05, 03:09 PM
Marine Corps(Iwo Jima) Monument is one I think.

jinelson
01-25-05, 03:46 PM
The tomb of the unknown soldier and the Iwo Jima monument

snipowsky
01-25-05, 05:11 PM
How about the main flag at Arlington National Cemetary and I'd say the Iwo Jima Monument also. I have no clue really. I'm just guessing.

mrbsox
01-25-05, 05:11 PM
negative

mrbsox
01-25-05, 05:13 PM
Made me 'double take' when I read it.

It'll seem odd, but make sense.

lucien2
01-25-05, 06:28 PM
USS Arizona memorial, I was there a couple of years ago and seem to remember something about that. The second one I am still thinking about.....

lucien2
01-25-05, 06:33 PM
White House?

cajunguy
01-25-05, 07:57 PM
#1 - In battle

#2 - On the moon (Think about it - who's going to go up there to lower it to half staff?)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v25/cajunguy/usa-clear.gif

Correct or not, the only info I could find is at: http://www.petersonflags.com/flaginfo.htm about halfway down the page. http://pages.prodigy.net/rogerlori1/emoticons/dontknow.gif

Next guess - - - -

mrbsox
01-25-05, 08:38 PM
Give that man a CIGAR !!!

Make it two. And the exact link I had found it at.


When a displayed Flag cannot be placed at half mast, what is the acceptable way to show mourning??

Terry

cajunguy
01-25-05, 10:26 PM
OK, thought I'd give someone else a chance, but looks like nobody wants to play.

Sooooo - - - :banana:
" . . . it has become an accepted practice to use a "Mourning ribbon" on home flag staffs where the flag cannot be lowered. Typically, the ribbon is purple or purple and black, and is attached to the pole at the top of the flag. The mourning ribbon is usually 2' - 3' in length x 2" - 4" wide. It can be made of any material, although nylon will hold up to the weather."

(From the same website I previously linked to.)

Semper Fi, y'all !!http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v25/cajunguy/USMCflag.gif