How to Properly Fly the Flag on Memorial Day
On Memorial Day, we should display the flag in a very, unique way.
Memorial Day is the only day of the year that we fly the flag at half-staff until noon. Here's the exact order to honor the more than 1.1 million Americans who have died in combat, via Home of the Heroes:
- In the morning, the flag should be attached to the halyard and raised briskly to the top of the flag pole, then slowly lowered to the mid-way point of the pole.
- At noon, the flag should be raised to the top of the flag pole.
- At the end of the day, the flag should be slowly and ceremoniously lowered and removed.