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my question is; suppose i was sitting at the bar in

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my question is; suppose i was sitting at the bar in the local VFW post w/ my hat on.the tv was going to play the National Anthem before a ball game Is it proper to remove my hat? should everyone? should anyone?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Viki replied 10 years ago.


In response to your question the answer is yes, hats should be removed. United States Code Title 36 Chapter 3 says, "Men not in uniform should remove their headdress with their right hand and hold the headdress at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart..."

You can find this national anthem etiquette here: -It is located almost at the bottom of the page

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