This notes in AR 600-8-2 Suspension of Favorable Personnel Actions (FLAGS). This regulation is modified by Army Directive 2012-07, Administrative Processing for Separation of Soldiers for Alcohol or Other Drug Abuse Army Directive 2012-20, Physical Fitness and Height and Weight Requirements for Professional Military Education Policy contained in ALARACT 082-2012, Suspension of Favorable Actions (FLAGS) – Exportable Training Package NOTES: Some references listed in this doc might have been superseded and/or updated and should be checked for accuracy, which can be easily done using the DA PAM 25-30 web page or downloaded and installed program for checking current and superseded DOD publications (For example purposes only: FM 3-0 was superseded by ADP 3-0, on 10 October 2011) : This document is in PDF format CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
This regulation prescribes the design, acquisition, display, disposition, and use of flags, guidons, streamers, automobile and aircraft plates, and tabards by Department of the Army organizations and personnel. It is the authority for these items and their basis of issue. It also describes the flags used by the President, Vice President, officials of the Department of Defense, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
This regulation prescribes Army policy for the suspension of favorable personnel actions function of the military personnel system. It is linked to AR 600-8 and provides principles of support, standards of service, and policies regarding the initiation, transfer, removal, and management of Flags.
This regulation is to establish uniform policy and procedures for the requisitioning and supply of special measurement clothing and footwear, orthopedic footwear, plus guidons, streamers, and flags required by the Military Services. Applicability: the Defense Logistics Agency, the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and by interagency agreement, the Coast Guard.