When the flag is completely folded, the stars are uppermost, reminding us of our national motto, "In God We Trust." READ [FULL]
After the flag is completely folded and tucked in, it has the appearance of a cocked hat, ever reminding us of the soldiers who served under Gen. George Washington and the sailors and Marines who served under Capt. John Paul Jones and were followed by their comrades and shipmates in the U.S. Armed Forces......preserving for us the rights, privileges & freedoms we enjoy today.
American Legion: Flag Folding Procedures & Symbols: [Read]
Veterans were among the Dead at 9-11...(---) VA officials have clarified the department’s policy about recitations made while the U.S. flag is folded at the grave site of a Veteran.....
United States Government Website, explaining meaning of [Each Fold]