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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Thin Blue Line Fallen Officer Flag & More
The most popular flag for fallen officers is the Thin Blue Line flag. The stripe that underscores the canton is colored blue in honor of police officers.
The Thin Red Line flag honors fallen firemen who died in the line of duty.
The Thin Green flag honors fallen military persons who died protecting our freedoms here and abroad.
The Thin Orange Line flag is for fallen personnel in the rescue, life guarding, and coast guard duties who have fallen in the line of duty.
The Thin Yellow Line flag is for fallen road, construction crew, and persons who gave their lives in service to transportation services in the line of duty, which includes school bus drivers.
The Thin Violet Line flag is a memorial flag for persons who died or suffered great injury while in political office from the local to federal levels, due to political violence.
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