Re. Backward Flags on U.S. Uniforms
[Editor's Note: If you want to understand how modern propagandists ply their trade, you need to understand that disinformation agents and their skewed "explanations" are sequestered into the American culture usually years before the disinformation is called upon to bolster the propaganda that the Illuminated Luciferian Boys are trying to engender in the public's mind. In this case, we have web sites and military manuals explaining the reason behind the reversed star field orientation on a soldier's Left sleeve flag and a Right sleeve flag being dependent on the flag's star field's physical proximity to the wearer's heart. You see, the star field, we are told, always has to be closest to the heart and therefore if a flag is sewn on the right sleeve of a US soldier's uniform, the stars must be reversed in order to be physically closest to the heart. Now that is certainly a lovely and sentimental 'explanation', however, it is also patently illogical and unjustified. Whenever we change the normal orientation of a flag such as flying it upside down or flying it at half mast, it means something symbolically beyond the representation of the country's origin. The purpose of a flag sewn on a soldier's sleeve is to identify the country of origin. To sew it on in anything but the correct orientation is intended to send a hidden and symbolic message
Now if you know anything about the satanic New World Order Gang, you know that they are virtual slaves to symbolism, ritual, time and dates. For example, the usual appearance for a five pointed star shows the vertical point going up with the two 'side arms' and the two 'legs' at 30 degree angles shown below. However, if we take the vertical point and direct it downwards, we now have the satanic pentagram with the lower vertical point representing the face of the satanic goat (Baphomet) and the two 'legs' above representing the horns. The REVERSAL of ordinary symbols, even religious symbols, to represent a destructive, satanic meaning is seen everywhere in American life-if you know what you are looking for. Jordan Maxwell and David Icke have done a good job in their lectures and books to illustrate the pervasive Illuminati (satanic) symbolism that's plastered all over America. In a separate article, I want to cover in greater detail the use of the satanic "X" symbol which has been slipped into American life in everything from Christmas greetings to TV shows and can even be seen as chemtrail 'satellite' markings...Ken Adachi]
Re: Why Do US Troops in Iraq Have the US Flag Sewn Backwards on Their Uniforms? (June 28, 2004)
July 4, 2004
Subject: Re: regrding backward worn flags
Date: Sun, July 1, 2004 12:53 am
I am a big fan of your site, and am part of the c-b and eff forums.
I was catching up on some reading on your site today and was amazed at the June 28th article titled, "Why Do US Troops in Iraq Have the US Flag Sewn Backwards on Their Uniforms?" So, I did a little digging, just a little, and found two websites that seem to contradict themselves, but offer
(quoted from the above website)
What is the proper way to wear a flag patch on one's shoulder sleeve?
Left Flag Right or "reversed field" flag
" To wear our country's flag properly, the field of stars should be worn closest to your heart. Thus, if your patch is to be worn on your LEFT sleeve, use a left flag. For patches worn on your RIGHT sleeve, use a "right" or "reversed field" flag. Since the law does not specifically address the positioning of the patch, a decision is left to the discretion of the organization prescribing the wear. Some elect to use the "left"
flag on both sleeves. [Note: many states and cities have ordinances pertaining to the use of the flag; you may wish to contact the Attorney General of your state or the City Attorney’s office regarding this matter.]
If you are planning to wear only one patch, it is recommended that you wear a "left" flag on your left sleeve. Military guidelines specify that in support of joint or multi-national operations, the "right" flag is worn on the right sleeve, 1/4" below the shoulder seam or 1/8" below any required unit patches. "
Regards, Mandie Emely
Subject: Re: regrding backward worn flags
Date: Sun, July 4, 2004 12:53 am
Thanks for taking the time to look. My gut feeling is that this info about wearing it closest to the heart is a disinfo cover. We had a bunch of GI's wearing the American flag on their uniforms in WW2, and Korea and they always presented the flag in the traditional orientation on their sleeve.
It's probably the satanic thing where they always REVERSE the original meaning or symbol to mean something satanic while the PJ people are unaware of the true meaning. E.g. white dove, a rose, etc.
ct: Flag Article
From: "sirspeedyx" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, July 1, 2004 1:29 pm
Hi Ken -- Really enjoy your site. As for the flags being upside down -- As a member of the Amvets, we wear flags on our uniforms. There are right and left American flag shoulder patches. The blue field always faces your heart. No mystery there.
ct: Flag Article
Date: Thu, July 4, 2004 1:29 pm
To: "sirspeedyx" <email@example.com>
Thanks for your input.
Subject: Soldier's reversed flags
From: "rey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, July 1, 2004 6:04 pm
The US flag photo essay from David Icke was a new revelation for me! I had no idea!
Ken, doesn't it fit with the satanic expression of distorting and reversing symbols to activate it's opposite energy?
The upsidedown stars on the Republican logo (since 1995) come to mind. Didn't the Swastika originally mean the "Creative Force" (the sun symbol) in ancient Phoenician history before the Nazis reversed it? It's new energy therefore was destructive rather than creative.
I guess we can all agree they were certainly destructive. Following that train of thought, if our flag normally symbolizes freedom, the reverse would be oppression and domination. What do you think?
With much respect, Rey
Subject: Re: Soldier's reversed flags
Date: Sun, July 4, 2004 1:10 am
To: "rey" <email@example.com>
You're right on the money! I just answered another e -mail about this and that's exactly what I said: Satanic reversals.
Subject: Backwards flag on uniforms comment
From: "Josh Schmidt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, July 4, 2004 10:37 am
I believe the article was linked from david icks site. These photos have just been flipped over the verticle axis. There are not any backwards flags on US military uniforms.
Josh SchmidtSubject: Re: Backwards flag on uniforms comment
Date: Sun, July 4, 2004 3:49 pm
To: "Josh Schmidt" <email@example.com>
I considered that possibility first, but if you look at the photos, the flags are sewn on with the star field to the right of the flag and not to the left. You can't reverse the impression as you suggest. The star field is closest to the front of the body on the right arm. If you reverse the negative as you suggest, the person would be pointing in the opposite direction. Try it yourself. Take a digital photo of a flag on the right arm with the full body being seen and then reverse it. You can't make the left arm appear to be the right arm and vice versa. You're doing it in your head and you're getting confused.
Subject: Article: Re. Backward Flags on U.S. Uniforms
Date: Wed, July 7, 2004 3:59 pm
I've been reading this article for lately and I can't help but be amused at some of your reader's comments. I was in the Army, stationed in Germany, and we had to put the reversed flags on our uniforms for a deployment to Kosovo. I've done a little research and I may be able to help shed some light on the subject.
Army Regulation AR 670-1 "Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia" states:
"28-18. Wear of full-color US flag cloth replica a. General. During joint or multi-nation operations, soldiers are authorized to wear the full-color US flag cloth replica on utility and organizational uniforms. Wear of the full-color US flag cloth replica is at the discretion of the organizational commander, when the distinguishing of individual national soldiers is desired, and overrides the tactical consideration of full-color insignia on uniforms. During joint operations, the joint commander normally will prescribe the policy for wear. Soldiers are not authorized to wear the full-color US flag cloth replica upon their return to home station...
...(2) The full-color US flag cloth replica is worn so that the star field faces forward, or to the flag’s own right. When worn in this manner, the flag is facing to the observer’s right, and gives the effect of the flag flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward. The appropriate replica for the right shoulder sleeve is identified as the reverse side flag." This is the most recent change to the AR 670-1 updated on 5 Sept, 2003.
The US Army Board Study guide gives us a little more insight as to why the flag is worn, but it doesn't say why the it is only worn on the right sleeve instead of the left, which would give it the same "flying in the breeze" effect without having to be reversed. I'll try to do a little more research to find
A couple things have raised my suspicions though.
The AR 670-1 says "Wear of the full-color US flag cloth replica is at the discretion of the organizational commander, when the distinguishing of individual national soldiers is desired...", but the Army Study guide says "...however the mandatory wear date of the US Flag Insignia on the Utility Uniforms is No Later Than 01 Oct, 2005."
Interestingly enough, the Army's answer to this is "The Nation is at war and will be for the foreseeable future. As an expeditionary Army, our Soldiers' commitment to fight and win our Nation's War, at home and abroad, is best exemplified by permanently wearing the US Flag insignia on the utility uniforms."
So now all US Soldiers are required to wear the reversed flag patch, permanently, rather than soldiers actively involved in joint or multi-nation operations, and not upon return to their home station as prescribed by the AR 670-1.
AR 670-1 states: "During joint or multi-nation operations, Soldiers are authorized to wear the full-color US flag cloth replica on utility and organizational uniforms... ...Soldiers are not authorized to wear the full-color US flag cloth replica upon their return to home station."
Could this also have something to do with the UN and the Illuminati's plan for a one world government? (see Myron Fagan's Expose' on The Illuminati and Council on Foreign Relations)
It seems odd that before only a select few (Kosovo, Bosnia, Haiti deployments etc.) would wear the reversed flag, but now ALL Soldiers in the US Army are now required to wear it. Could this be the start of WWIII? It seems to me that it's a definite possibility at this point.
I'll keep digging to see what else I can find. I'll keep you updated as well but in the meantime, as always, keep up the good work, Good Luck and Godspeed.
Subject: Backwards flags in S.D.
From: "Quality Assurance" <QA1@real-seal.com>
Date: Wed, July 7, 2004 1:02 pm
To: "'Editor@educate-yourself.org'" <Editor@educate-yourself.org>
I was perusing the e-mails in regards to the symbolic signifigance of the reversed flags. While I cannot be sure as to their true purpose, I did find it interesting to come across these flags on buses. You see, I ride the North County Transit buses to and from work here in North County San Diego [California] and just about every one of them has backwards flag stickers on the side towards the drivers' mirrors in the front. They are approximately 4"X5".
I wish I had a digital camera but I don't. But they're there, plain as day, along with those lovely chemtrails and ELF towers!!! Freakin' satanic bastards! Man, those towers give me strange, strange vibes sometimes. People think I'm absolutely out of my mind when I just begin to attempt to launch into an explanation as to true nature of this truly horrifying agenda. But my eyes are open, and I'm trying to pry open the collective eyes of these sheeple as well.
Thank you for your time.
I'm on your site every single day.
Subject: Re. Backward Flags on U.S. Uniforms
Date: Wed, July 7, 2004 5:32 am
To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
Actually the answer to this hasn't been listed anywhere on your site yet and was in all the army manuals I read while I was in.
The flag is always shown as if it were flown on a staff. The staff is on the side with the stars. So, if you are walking forward while the flag is being flown, that is how the flag would appear from that side.
If you take a "left" flag and a "right" flag and sew them together, you have a "whole" flag. The idea is that both patches are the same "flag" and you are seeing both sides of it.
Subject: backwards flag
From: "Dave" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, July 10, 2004 7:43 am
My name is David, and I had a post about this on another website. Legally, the altering of the flag changes the law. Entering a courtroom with an altered flag-- which 90% of them now have, a gold tassel outline, etc, means you are no longer under U.S Constitutional rights.
I'll give you the addy of my post, and the legal addy explaining the meaning of an altered flag.
Martial Law in 2005.. I see it coming...
my post, my name is knightmare_rulez on the site.
legal site , explaining the illegal flag being displayed in most federal courtrooms-- where i might add the Judges are appointed, not elected..get my drift?
Thanks & keep up the good work,
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 8:10 AM
Subject: Check it out...
Check it out...
Look at the black patch under the U.S. flag...
You gotta love them and their humor.
This SHOULD be on the front cover of Time, Newsweek, etc. But it won't be.
Let's you and I "put it there" by forwarding this all around the world (so to speak)!
The flags are France, Germany, and Russia-- in case you don't know
---- Original Message -----
From: Leonard Betts <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 7:46 AM
Subject: Backward Flags on U.S. Uniforms
First of all, the soldiers are not wearing the our flag backwards. For example:
If you are looking forward at a flag pole and the wind is blowing from your right to your left, is the flag being flow backwards? Of course not. This is the same rule that is being applied to the wearing of the flag. AR 670-1, states it in a different manner but with the same effect. The flag is worn as it would fly. (see responses) To wear the flag facing the other way, what some consider the correct way, would be incorrect and disrespectful.
Secondly, and this is a valid point, if you want to get technical the soldiers are not wearing our flag backwards, heck, they are not even wearing our flag but in fact are wearing the "military national colors". I am sure that every one can see the gold boarder on the flag that they are wearing, signifying that it is the "military national colors.
One thing that I would like to know is why it was chosen to wear full color instead of a subdued version. To me this is like wearing a colorful target on your uniform and totally reduces the effect that camouflage is supposed to entail.
----- Original Message -----
To: Leonard Betts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 9:16 AM
Subject: Re: Backward Flags on U.S. Uniforms
I'll publish your opinion on this topic.
I understand that you are giving me the explanation that was given to you for the backward flag on the uniform, however, I'm claiming that the given explanation is a red herring; a bogus claim and a bogus juistification. I presume that you are in the military yourself.
You been given a crock of horse manure and you have bought it hook, line, and sinker The flag is reversed because the people who run the military are under the control of corporate satanists and satanists reverse every symbol that stands for something good and wholesome in this country. The red rose, the white dove, etc.-all Illuminati symbols. Read David Icke's books if you want to know the real deal.
Believe what you wish. You're being duped.
PS You're not a flagpole. You're a human being.
----- Original Message -----
From: Leonard Betts
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 6:18 PM
Subject: Re: Backward Flags on U.S. Uniforms
Wow, thank you for responding.
Although I am not in the military I was at one time and my last assignment was in a unit that wore the nation military colors on the other shoulder. What some consider the correct way. It was the non-UN mission in Egypt called the MFO. They still wear it this way. As pointed out in an earlier letter, AR 670-1 leaves this up to the local Commander. ??
This is there a home page: http://www.mfo.org/homepage/homepage.asp
I'm sure you are aware of this unit since they use the white dove in their organizational symbol.
I do not know if you intended your reply this way, but I find you telling me that I have been duped and the language used somewhat hostile. But please understand that I am not saying that my opinion is the correct one.
Technically, when you are displaying any colors this way you are a flagpole, you just happen to be a living, breathing and animated version.
Do you think you could address the issue to me that they are in fact not wearing our flag at all, but the national military colors? I would like to know what you think. Because to me this issue is really not an issue at all.
On another note; the U.S. Flag is and has been displayed like this for many years. In the late 60's and early 70's I did a lot of traveling. When I entered a greyhound bus or an airliner from it right side I always saw the Flag, as what appeared to me at the time, to be displayed backwards. So I bothered to ask, and as explained to me then, that when the vehicle is moving forward, as is almost always the case, the Flag is being displayed as if it were an actual cloth flag and flying in the wind. For some reason this makes sense to me. Then later in the military I found out the Flag should be worn as it would fly. Again, this makes sense to me.
The U.S. Flag is still displayed this way on Greyhound buses and on many U.S. airliners, if not all, whether it is located near the forward entrance or on its vertical stabilizer. And it is displayed on both sides of these vehicles.
Let me say that I really like educate-yourself.org and I feel it is beneficial to all whom seek out knowledge on their own. And in no way did I intend for my letter to be taken as gospel or even as discrediting anyone else's opinion, I was just relaying what I know of the subject.
Actually I wish I had more friends that had opinions like yours, or those that would be willing to inform me of such.
There is just so much information to be learned and I find most people to be uniformed.
It occurs to me that since this is an issue with many people and since there is no law that needs to be changed in regards to how our soldiers wear our Flag or the national military colors (the one with the gold border), that this should be easier to get the regulations regarding such to be changed so that the Flag would be displayed the way most consider the correct way, secondly I would try to have it include that the Flag also be displayed above the unit patch, which is not always the case. Some kind of campaign/petition that would entail contacting our senators, congressmen, the Commander in Chief, Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chief of Staff and the Armed Service's Committee. Anyone of these could implement a regulation change. Just an Idea.
Thank you for the suggested reading material, unfortunately being on a non-connected VA pension (fighting to get it to connected status), I am on a very limited budget and can not afford to make these purchases. If my situation changes in the future (hopefully), I look forward to reading them.
----- Original Message -----
To: Leonard Betts
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2004 1:46 AM
Subject: Re: Backward Flags on U.S. Uniforms
Forgive my shortness. I answered the way I did out of frustration because the vast majority of Americans, especially young Americans, do not realize that they are being led, day by day and step by step, towards their final demise by their own government, or more accurately, by the traitors at the highest levels of the government and military who are toiling on behalf of a satanic globalist cabal whose plan is to destroy America and most of its population in order to bring in the one world government.
They not only are bringing about the destruction of America by employing a very systematic and preplanned script, but they are using the American people themselves-truck drivers, policemen, firefighters, government employees, school personnel, postal workers, military people, etc. and the money of the American people to carry out the destruction agenda for them. If you have ever seen film footage of Nazi troops at the beginning of the Holocaust in Europe, you saw that they forced the Jewish victims to first dig their own graves as a long continuous trench and then had them kneel down along the edge of the grave and they went down the line shooting them in the back of the head as each victim tumbled into the trench. That's exactly what's happening to the American people. They are digging their own graves with each pasing day and THEY DON'T KNOW IT.
And the least aware group of all, the most gullible and the easiest to deceive, are young 18 year old American kids coming out of high school who are suckered into joining the military with a lot of carefully planned psycho-bable designed to manipulate their emotions and appeal to their sense of 'duty' with 'training' and 'education' bringing up the rear. But when they get over to Iraq, they discover that the 'training' has everything to do with killing -mostly innocent civilians- and nothing to do with 'liberation and freedom'. And they soon realize that they are aggressors, members of an invading, occupying army who are hated to the core by the people whose country they have invaded. People who only want to live in peace and raise their children, but are forced to live the daily Hell of a war zone because of young American soldiers who were put there to 'liberate' them by an Alfred E. Newman look-a-like with a room temperature I.Q. . They are hated in exactly the same way that Czechs hated the Nazi soldiers when they invaded and occupied the "Sudatenland" in order to 'liberate ' it (claimed der Fuhrer). Just like the Phillipinos hated the Americans when they came over to 'liberate' them from the Spanish during the Spanish -American War which was orchestrated into existence by the American self sabotage/sinking of the battleship "Maine" moored in Havana Harbor in 1898.
Remember, we would never have gone into Iraq if we didn't first go into Afghanistan. And we wouldn't have invaded Afghanistan if we didn't have the excuse of 'getting' Osama, who didn't have a damn thing to do with the orchestrated American/Israeli sabotage/demolition of the WTC towers and the military missile that plowed into the pentagon.
How many of those 1000+ kids who lost their lives in Iraq knew they were being used as dupes, just like so many pawns in the game? How many of them believed the utter lies and deceptive crap they were being told by this administration and their vest pocket media? How many policemen do you think realize that they are being militarized because they will eventually be used as SS troops and an adjunct to foreign military forces who will round up and transport MILLIONS AND MILLIONS of American citizens into readied concentration camps dotted all over north America after martial law is declared?
I am now so keenly aware of the full breadth of the NWO takeover agenda to destroy America that every news story I see on TV or hear on the radio is instantly recognized for its deception and propaganda spin. When you know the script in advance, the "news" is completely transparent. Every single news item in mainstream media and every single daytime & evening talk show host whether TV or radio, is mostly engaged in wholesale propaganda and deception. There are some moments of light when you hear David Icke or Alec Jones being interviewed on AM radio, but those are the rare exceptions.
Today, the Illuminti controls not only the executive branch-which they have had control of since Woodrow Wilson (perhaps earlier as they certainly arranged for Garfield's assassination), but they also control both houses of congress and the judiciary (the supreme court's involvement in the 2000 selection of Bush was flat out treason). The pentagon, the CIA, the FBI, the NSA, the ONI, etc., etc. are all under Illuminati control.
Following World War I (another Illuminati orchestrated war), the Illuminati tried to use Wilson to get America to join the League of Nations, but there were enough thinking and independent American patriots still remaining in congress to thwart that deception and they kept us out of Illuminati wars until world war 2 and FDR, an Illuminati front man, who set up Japan to be cut off from oil and rubber and then let Pearl Harbor happen even though he knew weeks in advance of the attack. The Iraq war and the coming invasion of Iran are just continuations of the Illuminati War-for Profit Machine that's been repeating itself in America since the Civil War. They use their well black-mailed dragoons in congress, and their baby-killing satanists in the administration to carry out their orders and they use the flower of American youth as chum bait for their military meat grinder. When they put in the Draft next Spring, they will now force America's daughters to also be a part of the Army's Slaughter Machinery. How proud will American father's feel when their sons AND their daughters comes back in body bags? Is this the America that Americans want or the one being forced down our throats by a government riddled with satanic traitors?
So the reversed flag on American troops is a minor story, just one of a thousand satanic symbot reversals seen in America. Yes, I agree that the flag orientation on a bus or airplane is logical. In earlier days, they actually did have real flags flanking cars and prop planes and boats, so to use the decal in the same way makes sense, but to carry over that 'explanation' to a military uniform is bogus. Their explanation that the star field of the flag "must" be closest to the wearer's heart is also pure horsecrap. The Illuminati always has a cover story to justify their deceptions. They have teams of experts who concoct a story line that will provide 'pluasible denial' for every possible lie or contradiciton that they may be caught in. The explanations given in military manuals for reversed flags is one such story line concoction.
PS. You might be right about the full color version making a real bright target. Isn't that the idea when using chum bait?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua" <MahdiMan@webtv.net>
Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2004 12:10 AM
Subject: Reversed Flag
I couldn't help but notice your apparent belief that the reversed flags are some sort of symbol of satanic intentions. I just want to point out that American flags are also reversed on the right side of all aeroplanes that carry it. The effect is to show the flag moving forward or blowing in the wind.
The military can be a superstitious bunch, just as any other team of men (football, baseball) And I don't think they would feel very good about a flag blowing in a fashion that would imply retreat.
My personal opinion: after reading your replies to other e-mails regarding this subject, the only thing that needs to be reversed is your way of thinking. Nothing personal, Psychopath.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Editor" <email@example.com>
To: "Joshua" <MahdiMan@webtv.net>
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 9:51 AM
Subject: Re: Reversed Flag
If you had read all of the replies on this subject, you would have noticed that at least 3 other people have already alluded to the same 'reason', as stated in Army manual blah, blah, that you have repeated here in your e-mail, so you've added nothing new to the conversation except for the fact that you can't engage in a simple dialog without resorting to name calling.
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