What is the proper way to salute the Texas flag?

Answer As a symbol of the state and its people, the Texas flag is treated with great respect. It is one of only two American flags to have also represented an independent nation--a fact which fills many T... Read More »

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Can veterans not in uniform render a salute to the U.S.. flag?

According to the United States Congress H. R. 4986-137, "Members of the Armed Forces and veterans who are present but not in uniform may render the military salute" during the hoisting, lowering or... Read More »

Is the flag of the united states ever dipped in salute to any individual?

On June 22, 1942, the United States Congress passed the National Flag Code into law. This code stipulates that, out of respect, the flag should not be dipped to any person or anything. Dipping the ... Read More »

Are US troops in Iraq supposed to salute the Iraqi flag during the playing of their national anthem?

Yes. Troops will salute while the national anthem of the United States, "To the Colors," or a foreign national anthem is being played.This is out of respect for the host nation and shows that we re... Read More »

When did the Lone Star Flag become the official flag of Texas?

The Republic of Texas adopted the Lone Star Flag on January 25, 1839, with the approval of then-president Mirabeau B. Lamar. The flag was also kept as the state flag when Texas was admitted to the ... Read More »