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    Does anyone have a pic of a multiple flag display hanging between ladders? A pic showing 6 flags hanging between aerial ladders would help tremendously. Need this for a Run for the Wall display. Thank you in advance. webmaster@mcfdems.com

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    The American flag is the biggest flag over all others, and is centered as close as possible. Not much more than that, is needed.

    What all flags will be displayed???

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    175 of the US Flag Code (Position and manner of display) will also provide guidance, particularly regarding which way the field should be oriented.
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    I better clarify what the Legion is wanting. A '6' American flag display hanging in a pyramid shape. 6 American flags only. I know the orientation of the vertical display, we are just needing a pic showing how to connect the flags as we have never displayed in this manner. Thank you all for the help so far.

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    6 flags in a pyramid?

    Do you mean a triangle? A pyramid is usually a 3 dimensional shape.

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    haha yea triangle sounds better...

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    Contact me through PM. I've got a few ideas that may work for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by firehead36 View Post
    I better clarify what the Legion is wanting. A '6' American flag display hanging in a pyramid shape. 6 American flags only. I know the orientation of the vertical display, we are just needing a pic showing how to connect the flags as we have never displayed in this manner. Thank you all for the help so far.
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    haha yea triangle sounds better...
    This plan does not sound like proper flag etiquette to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisTheMenace View Post
    This plan does not sound like proper flag etiquette to me.
    Actually, there is nothing in the flag code about what formation multiple U.S. flags have to be hung in, only how the blue union should face when hung horizontally or vertically. There is nothing in there that says a person can't hang their flags in a trianglular, circular, or quadrangle pattern.

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    Actually, I believe he is looking to display the flags in an inverted "V" configuration.

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    Maybe this is what you have in mind:

    Obviously not to scale - I'm sure you'd want the flags further off the ground.

    You'd have to be really careful how you secured the flags - there's a lot of sail area there.
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    When multiple National Ensigns are used in the same display, they should all be at the same height and hung in the same manner. This is from the Standards of Protocol Book, the Flag Code sort of implies it when stating that no national flag should fly above another. If you do a display of multiple American Flags on a stage, they should at the same level, unless they are lining the stairs leading up to the stage. I would say that you should just acquire one big flag for this display.
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    What kind of flag?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisTheMenace View Post
    When multiple National Ensigns are used in the same display, they should all be at the same height and hung in the same manner. This is from the Standards of Protocol Book, the Flag Code sort of implies it when stating that no national flag should fly above another.
    I think the intent of this statement is that flags of different countries should be flown at the same height, so none is implied to be superior to another. Flags of the same country may be ok, although it is still somewhat of a grey area.

    I have seen displays where numerous American flags are displayed behind a speaker and a single flag is placed slightly higher and at the speaker's right.

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