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How to Fold the American Flag

How to Fold the American Flag

Posted By: EF Published: 05/23/2017 Times Read: 7271 Comments: 0

Step 1:

To properly fold the Flag, begin by holding it waist-high with another person so that its surface is parallel to the ground.

Step 1 - Flag Folding

Step 2:

Fold the lower half of the stripe section lengthwise over the field of stars, holding the bottom and top edges securely.

Step 2 - Flag Folding

Step 3:

Fold the flag again lengthwise with the blue field on the outside.

Step 3 - Flag Folding

Step 4:

Make a triangular fold by bringing the striped corner of the folded edge to meet the open (top) edge of the flag.

Step 4 - Flag Folding

Step 5:

Turn the outer (end) point inward, parallel to the open edge, to form a second triangle.

Step 5 - Flag Folding

Step 6:

The triangular folding is continued until the entire length of the flag is folded in this manner.

Step 6 - Flag Folding

Step 7:

When the flag is completely folded, only a triangular blue field of stars should be visible.

Folded American Flag

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