Always forward, never retreat

Ever wonder why the American flag is reversed on the right shoulder on the uniform sleeves of American military men/women??

It has to do with the historical practice of carrying flags into battle. The blue section with stars on the flag is attached to a pole and as a solider would rush into the battle the forward movement would cause the flag to be in this position. So the flag is always in position to move forward in observation and practice.

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