flag events

When to Display

When to Display your Flag

The flag should be displayed, from sunrise to sunset, on all days when the weather permits, especially on:

  • New Year’s Day, January 1
  • Inauguration Day
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Third Monday in January
  • Lincoln’s Birthday
  • Washington’s Birthday, February 22
  • Easter Sunday
  • Mother’s Day, Second Sunday in May
  • Armed Forces Day, Third Saturday in May
  • Memorial Day (half-staff until noon), Last Monday in May
  • Flag Day, June 14th
  • Independence Day, July 4th
  • Labor Day, First Monday in September
  • Constitution Day, September 17th
  • Columbus Day, October 12th
  • Navy Day
  • Veterans Day, November 11th
  • Thanksgiving Day, Fourth Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day, December 25th
  • Election Days (various)
  • Federally observed dates of the above holidays which may be different from the actual dates
  • Such days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States
  • State and Local Holidays


Join Victory Post #70 On FACEBOOK

Join Victory Post #70 On FACEBOOK

We would like to invite you to our official Victory Post #70 Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/shelbyvillelegionpost70/ and like it if ...
Folding the American Flag

Folding the American Flag

To Properly fold the American flag: 1. Bring the striped half up over the blue field. 2. Then fold it ...
Victory Post 70 History

Victory Post 70 History

The American Legion Shelbyville Victory Post 70 was chartered on September 15, 1919. In beginning, there were 26 chartered members. ...
General Post Meeting

General Post Meeting

The General Post Meeting is once a month, on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. Please plan ...
Sons of The American Legion

Sons of The American Legion

The Sons of The American Legion Victory Post 70 (S.A.L.) is a program of The American Legion. Membership in the S.A.L. is ...
American Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Auxiliary

In Shelbyville, Victory Post 70’s Auxiliary is a shining example of unselfish giving. With 523 members from all walks of life, the ...