US Flag Code

February 5, 2008

What would you think if an amendment were made to the US Flag Code which would include lowering the flag to half-staff upon the death of a first responder and the option of a flag draped casket?

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Crossed Ladders

January 27, 2008

We have received many questions regarding the use of crossed aerial ladders at funeral services. Crossed aerial ladders used to display the American Flag, is an honor bestowed to members of the emergency services who have died in the line-of-duty. Aerial ladders or tower ladders may be used to display the American Flag in an uncrossed formation for funerals of members of the emergency services who have not died in the line-of-duty.