The rules for proper display and use of the U.S. flag are established by generally accepted custom and by Public Law 94-344 approved by Congress and signed by the President in 1976. The Flag Code does not impose penalties for the misuse of the flag. Such penalties are determined by the individual states and the District of Columbia.
Request flags from your representatives for federal employee's and retiring military retirements. Flags can be ordered in either nylon or cotton that have flown over the U.S. Capital. Each flag comes with a letter from the Architect of the Capital certifying the day the presentation flag was flown over the Capital Building. A flag that was presented to me at my retirement luncheon is 3' x 4' cotton and it displays nicely in a flag display case.
To properly fold the American flag, follow these directions: