What Is The Only Flag That Can Fly Above The American Flag?

What is the only flag that can be flown above the US flag?

The Flag Code said no other flag or pennant should be placed above or, if on the same level, to the right of the U.S.

flag, except during church services conducted by naval chaplains at sea, when the church pennant may be flown above the flag during church services for the personnel of the Navy..

Can you fly another flag with the American flag on the same pole?

Yes, you can fly two flags from the same flagpole. You just need to have two sets of snap hooks, and they can be on the same rope or halyard. The United States flag will always go on top. Typically you leave approximately one foot of space between the United States flag and the flag underneath.

Can you fly a state flag alone?

It is not illegal or improper to fly any flag (state, ethnic group, organization, etc.) alone but it is always preferable to display the Stars and Stripes at the same time.

Is it OK to fly the American flag at night?

The Flag Code states it is the universal custom to display the flag only from sunrise to sunset on buildings and on stationary flag staffs in the open. However, when a patriotic effect is desired, the flag may be displayed 24 hours a day if properly illuminated during the hours of darkness.