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JLBC: FLAGS


JLBC: FLAGS

What does the flag being positioned at half-staff mean?

The flag being at a position at half-staff means a sign of mourning.

What are the five types of flags and their sizes?

The five types of flags and their sizes are:

Garrison flag – 20 ft hoist x 38 ft. fly Postflag – 8ft. 113/8in.hoistx17ftfly Stormflag – 5ft.hoistx9ft.6in.fly

What are colors?

Colors are flags of organizations of certain civilian and military officials.

What are the standards?

Standard is a name formally used for flags of mounted units.

What are distinguished flags?

Distinguished flags identify headquarters, offices, general officers, and organizations.

What is an ensign?

Ensigns are rectangular flags flown from aircraft, ships, and boats.

What is a guidon?

A guide is a swallow-tailed flag carried by companies, batteries, troops, and detachments.

What is a pennant?

A pennant is a triangular flag used for various utility purposes.

JLBC Cadets, what are the colors of the American flag, and what do they stand for?

JLBC Cadets, the colors of the American flag are red, white, and blue; red for hardiness and valor; white for purity and innocence; and blue for vigilance, perseverance, and justice.

What do the stripes and stars on the American flag represent?

The stripes on the American flag stand for the original 13 colonies, and the stars represent the 50 states that make up the nation.

When and where is the union jack flown?

The Union Jack is flown on ships at anchor or tied up at the pier.


Refrence

“Red,” “White,” and “Blue” Books (In Meaning, Not Color). https://ifmermaidsworesuspenders.com/2017/07/04/red-white-and-blue-books-in-meaning-not-color/

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