What is the purpose of the mailbox flag?

Answer Many people think of their home mailbox only as a place to receive mail. Curbside mailboxes, however, can also be used to leave outgoing mail to be picked up by a carrier, and that's why they have ... Read More »

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How do I use a mailbox flag?

Mail Flag UsagePrepare outgoing mail by properly addressing and affixing the correct amount of postage. Walk or drive to your mailbox. Open the mailbox, typically by pulling the front door down. Pl... Read More »

Is it illegal to hang something on a mailbox flag?

It is not advised to hang an object on a mailbox flag. No part of the mailbox should interfere with the delivery of mail, block the view of the mailbox flag, display any advertising or extend past ... Read More »

Why is the Marine Corps flag before the Navy flag in order of precedence?

By Naval Tradition is not the correct answer. The precedence is set my DOD and is based on the age of the services.The Marine Corps has had precedence over the Navy since 1921 because the Marine Co... Read More »

What are the rules for flying a flag other than an American flag in a condominium complex.?

I think the rules only apply when you have the US as well. For example, if you have US & state, US has to be higher & so forth and there are times when it should not be excluded depending on others... Read More »