Heritage Structure | Chapter 14 – Distinguishing standards, flags, pennants and plates

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SECTION 1 GENERAL

ENTITLEMENT

  1. Personal standards, personal flags, and distinguishing flags and pennants all belong to an individual by Royal warrant or by right of holding the office or appointment symbolized by the flag.

PROVISION OF DISTINGUISHING FLAGS AND PENNANTS

  1. Distinguishing flags for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) officers are provided to entitled officers in accordance with the materiel authorization scale noted in Chapter 4, Section 1, paragraph 11.

CUSTODY OF DISTINGUISHING FLAGS AND PENNANTS

  1. Distinguishing flags of both the standard and miniature sizes shall be held by the entitled officer.
  2. When a unit requires a distinguishing flag for ceremonial purposes, the unit requests the loan of the appropriate flag or pennant from the office of the entitled officer. The entitled officer is responsible for transmission of the flags to locations for temporary use. Headquarters and/or units shall not be entitled to hold, or order from the CAF supply system, personal distinguishing flags.
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