Flag Notice: National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is Dec. 7

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, an annual commemoration of the 1941 attack, will be observed Thursday, Dec. 7. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to the half-staff position….

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USPS: Regulations for Proper Flag Display

The regulations for the proper display of flags are contained in Part 47 of the Administrative Support Manual (ASM). Sections of this part of the manual are reprinted here so that Postmasters can ensure that the American flag, the Postal Serviceâ„¢ flag, and the MIA-POW flag are displayed properly. Administrative Support Manual (ASM) * *…

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