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Here’s The Reason Why The Flag Is Backwards On American Military Uniforms

By Karly Carpena
November 4, 2016

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“When worn in this manner, the flag is facing to the observers right, and gives the effect of the flag flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward,” explains Army Regulation 670-1. “The appropriate replica for the right shoulder sleeve is identified as the reverse side flag,” the document explains.