Why the Flags
The victims and the heroes were our families, our friends, and ourselves. They came from every background, every color, every ethnicity, every religion. They were everything that is good about America. Hell – they were America – and a piece of America died with them that day. Every one of them should be remembered in a way that will honor their memories and forever tie them to the symbol of America.
Recovering from recent heart surgery, John Michelotti watched as the Twin Towers collapsed and thousands of lives were lost. “I became soberingly aware of my own mortality,” said Michelotti. “I knew that history should never relegate the individuals who perished that day to mere numbers, but they should always be remembered by name.” They should never be relegated to mere...
Thank you for your support of the Flag of Honor/Flag of Heroes Project. The Project is an effort to remember each individual who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The flags have been and continue to be used by organizations and charities supporting our mission of “Distributing the flags as widely as possible therefor memorializing the individual victims of 9/11. May they never be forgotten”
The fundamental rule of flag etiquette is: treat all flags with respect and common sense.
When flown on the same halyard as The Stars and Stripes the Flag of Honor and the Flag of Heroes should be flown under The Stars and Stripes and The Stars and Stripes should never be smaller.
Proper flag care is paramount.