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Pow Mia Flag

In 1971, the wife of MIA serviceman Michael Hoft was a member of the National League of Families. She recognized the need for a symbol for the POW/MIAs, and contacted Norman Rivkees, the Vice President of Annin & Company to make a flag. The company commissioned Newton Heisley, a creative director for an advertising firm in New Jersey to design the flag. A former World War II pilot, Heisley sketched several designs based on his wartime memories. The design that was chosen depicted a silhouette of a man’s head with barbed wire and a watchtower in the background. Below the design, the flag bears the motto “You Are Not Forgotten.” Following the approval of the National League of Families, flags were manufactured and distributed. In 1990, the 101st Congress officially recognized the POW/MIA flag, designating it “the symbol of our Nation’s concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoner, missing and unaccounted for in Southeast Asia, thus ending the uncertainty for the families and the Nation” (Public Law 101-355). The flag’s message is spread through its visibility. The POW/MIA flag has flown over the White House on National POW/MIA Recognition Day since 1982. With the exception of the American flag, the POW/MIA flag is the only flag to fly over the White House and fly continually over the Capitol’s rotunda. Occasions for Displaying the POW/MIA flag Armed Forces Day (3rd Sat. in May) Memorial Day (Last Mon. in June) Flag Day (June 14) Independence Day (July 4) National POW/MIA Recognition Day (3rd Fri. in Sept.) Veterans Day (Nov. 11) Locations for Displaying the POW/MIA flag The White House The Capitol The Korean War Veterans Memorial The Vietnam Veterans Memorial The World War II Memorial Each national cemetery Buildings containing the offices of: the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Veteran Affairs, the Director of the Selective Service System Each major military installation, as designated by the Secretary of Defense Each United States Postal Service Protocol for flying the POW/MIA flag On one flagpole, the POW/MIA flag is flown below the American flag and above any state flag On two flagpoles, the POW/MIA flag is flown on the same pole as the American flag, below the American flag (this pole should be to the flag’s own right of the second pole). Any state flag should fly on the second pole. On three flagpoles, the American flag should be flown on the pole located to the flag’s own right, the POW/MIA flag should be flown on the middle pole, and any state flag should be flown on the pole to the (flag’s own) left.
POW MIA NYLON SINGLE FACE FLAG
POW MIA NYLON SINGLE FACE OUTDOOR FLAG. POW/MIA flag is made out of quality nylon that is great for both indoors and outdoors. It depicts a silhouette of a man's head with a barbed wire fence and a watchtower in the background., MADE IN THE USA
POW MIA NYLON DOUBLE SIDED FLAG
The POW/MIA Flag will be flown on the grounds or the public lobbies of major military installations as designated by the U.S. Secretary of Defense, all Federal National Cemeteries, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the White
POW MIA POLY MAX 2 PLY FLAG
POW MIA POLY MAX 2PLY FLAG SINGLE FACE READS CORRECT ON FRONT SIDE AND REVERSE ON BACK SIDE OF FLAG
POW MIA POLY MAX DOUBLE SIDED 2 PLY FLAG
POW MIA POLY MAX 2PLY FLAG DOUBLE SIDED READS CORRECT ON BOTH SIDES OF FLAG
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Blue Star Flag 3 ft x 5 ft We Honor Those Who Serve
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Blue Star Flag 3 ft x 5 ft We Honor Those Who Serve
Blue Star 3 ft x 5 ft Nylon Flag - We honor those who serve. Made in the USA.
 
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