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How America Signs Her Name; United Spinal Association Presents How to Display Our Flag

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Spinal Association ( in recognition of Veterans Day 2008, is offering free instructions on "How to Display Our Flag" and do it correctly.

When we view the flag, we think of freedom, liberty, and pride. It flies on both Poles, the moon, and sits atop Mount Everest.

Most Americans view the flag in all its majesty flying in the wind from a flagpole. However, there is a proper time and way to raise and lower the flag on a daily basis as well as on special occasions.

There are many other scenarios in which the flag is presented including displays with one or more flags, on a staff, suspended from a window, hanging horizontally, as bunting, on a casket or in procession.

There are also instructions on how to address and honor the flag during various ceremonies, all of which can be found online in English and Spanish in the publications section of

About United Spinal Association

United Spinal is a national 501(c )(3) non-profit membership organization formed in 1946 by paralyzed veterans and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Americans with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, ALS and post polio. It has played a significant role in writing the Americans with Disabilities Act, made important contributions to the Fair Housing Amendments Act and the Air Carrier Access Act. Membership is free and is open to all individuals with spinal cord disorders.

VetsFirst, a program of United Spinal Association, is the embodiment of United Spinal's veterans service program.
Media contacts:

Ahvi Spindell

United Spinal Media Consultant Cary Castle

Media Relations Services United Spinal Association

(212) 580-4567 718-803-3782, ext. 205

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