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    We are getting white dress shirts for our members. We are going to have a patch put on one sleeve and the American Flag on the other. My question is does it matter if the flag goes on the left or right sleeve? And what is the proper orientation of the flag. Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fire49 View Post
    http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/FAQs/faqs.aspx
    From the link: ...The U.S. Code does not address the positioning of the flag patch. It is appropriate to wear an American flag patch on the left or right sleeve. When worn on the left sleeve, the union would appear towards the front and the stripes would run horizontally toward the back. When worn on the right sleeve, it is considered proper to reverse the design so that the union is at the observer’s right to suggest that the flag is flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward...

    Very interesting. I've always wondered why the flag on my bunx shoulder was backwards. Thanks for the informative post.
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    Thanks for the replies. I found the same thing doing some searching on the web.

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