AR 840–10

Flags, Guidons, Streamers, Tabards, and Automobile and Aircraft Plates

This revision–

o Changes the address of The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH), the organization responsible for developing and approving policies and procedures for the Army flag program.

o Changes the address of the U.S. Army Support Activity as it appears throughout the regulation.

o Specifies the custodian for the care, storage and disposition of flags of inactive TOE units (para 1-4c).

o Clarifies the restriction on the commercial procurement of flags for Army organizational associations (para 1-7e).

o Revises the table for positions or individuals authorized flags and plates (table 1-1).

o Revises the table for Army echelons and organizations authorized flags (table 1-2).

o Authorizes the POW/MIA and Retiree flag to be flown below the flag of the United States on specific occasions (para 2-2c).

o Authorizes Major Commands to delegate to Major Subordinate Commands the authority to authorize the 24-hour display of the U.S. flag permanently or semipermanently (para 2-2f).

o Omitted the reference to AR 600-25 but added the list of military organizational flags of the services in order of precedence (para 2-5e).

o Changes the description of the Office of the Chief of Chaplains flag (para 3-25). Corrects the figure depicting the flag (figure 3-14).

o Changes the description of the Office of the Chief, National Guard Bureau flag (para 3-29). Corrects the figure depicting the flag (figure 3-18).

o Changes the first and last U.S. Army campaign streamers to reflect LEXINGTON 1775 and SOUTHWEST ASIA CEASE-FIRE 1991-1995 respectively, when the Army flag is on stationary display (para 4-1d).

o Corrects the figure displaying the arrangements of campaign streamers (figure 4-2).

o Corrects the figure depicting the stationary display of the U.S. Army flag with streamers (figure 4-3).

o Adds a table listing all U.S. Army Campaigns (table 4-1).

o Changes required publication AR 672-5-1 to AR 600-8-22 throughout the regulation.

o Omits U.S. Army field stations (chap 5).

o Adds Numbered Troop Commands (para 5-41).

o Changes State military academies to Regional training institutes (para 5-42).

o Revises the graphic display of distinguishing flags for organizations (chap 5)

o Omits the paragraph for Reception Battalions (chap 5)

o Revises the table of Colors for organizational colors (table 5-8).

o Revises the table of Colors and insignias for U.S. Army Centers (table 5-5).

o Changes para 5-60b to reflect the changes in organizational structure of battalions and the authorization of organizational colors for fixed and flexible battalions.

o Adds Numbered USAR Army garrison support (para 5-48)

o Changes the disposition address for distinguishing flags pertaining to inactive TOE units (para 5-53).

o Clarifies the authorized abbreviation to denote the “Headquarters” element on guidons (6-3e)

o Omits TOE separate platoons (chap 6).

o Adds guidons for Numbered USAR Garrison Support Units (para 6-18).

o Adds guidons for Aviation Support Battalions and Light Division Support Battalions (table 6-1)

o Revises the graphic display of guidons (chap 6).

o Clarifies the appropriate abbreviation of “Headquarters” as it should be depicted on guidons (para 6-3)

o Omits design for U.S. Military Community Activities flags (chap 7).

o Specifies the device for Army military chapel flags (para 7-5).

o Specifies the device for Army chaplains flags (para 7-6).

o Clarifies the position of the U.S. flag when displayed at the U.N. headquarters (para 7-12).

o Adds an entry pertaining to the campaign streamers to be displayed on the Army flag (para 9-4).

o Adds the Southwest Asia Campaign Streamer (para 9-11).

o Revises the table for positions or individuals authorized flags and plates (table 1-1) to include the Department of the Army Senior Executive Service flag.

o Establishes an order of precedence of the Senior Executive Service flag (para 2-5).

o Prohibits sale of Department of the Army Senior Executive Service flag to individuals (para 3-1).

o Establishes Senior Executive Service flag as organizational property, not individual property (para 3-31).

o Describes the Department of the Army Senior Executive Service flag (para 3- 36).

 

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