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Why Is the U.S. Flag Backwards?

We get this question a lot. Not so much  from our customers who already know the answer, but from people who see you wearing Roger Wilco hats and shirts and just can’t help but ask, “Hey, do you know the flag on your hat is backwards?” We think this might be one of the best trivia questions or at least a topic that always makes you look really smart! So, if you don’t know the answer, here’s the scoop: American military uniforms feature the U.S. flag, which is worn facing backward. The rule is that the blue field of stars should always be in the highest position of honor on the uniform. That position has always been the right shoulder...

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