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Man-In-Service Flag
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Man-In-Service Flag

Catalog #: 79605M    Accession #: 319982.08
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 11.5" H x 6.75" W

Physical Description

OD embroidered flag

Specific History

This modification of the Service Flag indicates that the member is in the Aviation Corps.

General History

When displayed in a home, business, or church, the flag indicates that one member of the family or other group is actively serving in the armed forces. A blue star indicates a member currently serving while a gold star indicates a member killed while serving.


Keywords

Country: United States
Wars: World War I, World War II
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