Manufacturers’ Announcements

Issue 5 and Volume 97.

Manufacturers’ Announcements Service Flags for Fire Departments Many fire departments throughout the country are now installing service flags to honor the boys who have gone into the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air service. Besides striking a patriotic note, these service flags show concretely the part which the members of the department are playing in the war effort, and are a constant reminder to members of the sacrifice which these service men are making for their country. The officially-authorized service flag is red, with a white field, and a blue star for each person in service. Gold stars are used to honor those who died in service. The flags are used in various sizes, to suit the places where they are to be hung. Many flags are made to order, to fit a chosen spot on the wall according to a memorandum issued by Regalia Manufacturing Company of Rock Island,…

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