Reminder: Postal facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag for Armed Forces Day

May 17, 2017

Armed Forces Day, which honors men and women who served in the U.S. military, is Saturday, May 20.

Postal facilities that are open this day are required to fly the POW-MIA flag, which honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action.

The POW-MIA flag must fly below the U.S. flag.

The Postal Service offers online guidelines for U.S. flag display and maintenance, as well as requirements for displaying the POW-MIA flag.

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