NATIONAL FLAG FOUNDATION’S FLAG FOLDING CEREMONY Flag Foundation presents its own special flag folding ceremony, incorporating several of the virtues attributed to the colors of the Flag as specified in 1782 by Charles Thomson, then Secretary of Congress. National Flag Foundation recommends that this ceremony be read prior to the actual folding of the flag.
Many patriotic Americans ask great questions about proper and improper display of the U.S. Flag. On June 22, 1942, Congress passed a joint resolution, later amended on December 22, 1942, that encompassed what has come to be known as the U.S. Flag Code. The Flag Code, which formalizes and unifies the traditional ways in which
“The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.” -The United States Flag Code, Title 4, Section 8k What is Flag Retirement? Flag Retirement is the term used to define the proper, dignified way of