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This Is Why The Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform Reversed

There are so many things unknown to us about our own military, let alone the U.S. Military.

But for those who don't know, the flag patch on the U.S. Military uniforms are reversed. Does that make you wonder why? (It did make me wonder for sure!)

So, here's the reason for the former.

This Is Why The Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform Reversed

This Is Why The Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform Reversed

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The interesting fact.

Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform

According to a provider, Army regulation 670-1 explains that the American flag patch has to be worn on the left or right shoulder so that the stars on the flag face forward.

But what is it denoted as?

Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform

The flag patch on the uniform must resemble to a flying flag being carried by a soldier in the breeze while moving forward on a battlefield.  

Cont..

Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform

The display of the colors red, blue and white defeats the purpose of wearing camouflage.

These reversed flags are not only seen on the uniforms..

Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform

Not only on the U.S. Military uniforms, these reversed flags can also be seen at most of the airports.

The flag will be reversed on the right side of an aircraft for the same reason of the patch being displayed on a soldier's uniform.

Just like this one, there are a lot of military traditions that people aren't aware of.

Just like this one, there are a lot of military traditions that people aren't aware of.

Well, now you know something and something's better than nothing at all!

So now if someone asks you, you know the reason they were reversed flag patches.

Flag Patch On U.S. Military Uniform

Isn't it always great to know something interesting?

Just like this one, the U.S. military has many fascinating traditions you'll love to know!

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