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Here’s why the American flag is reversed on military uniforms

In America, we pay great respect to our flag. More than just a simple banner, it symbolizes the sacrifices and values of the brave men and women who’ve given their lives to defend it. While we have various rules and rituals about how the flag is displayed, it’s not uncommon to see it presented backwards on military uniforms. Why is that? Believe it or not, there’s a meaningful reason behind it.

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