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FIRST NAVY JACK, U.S. GOVERNMENT G-SPEC FLAGS
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U.S.Navy G-Spec First Navy Jacks, Red / White Striped Rattlesnake Flag

FIRST NAVY JACK, G-SPEC
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U.S. Navy Government Spec Sizes

Nylon flags with rope heading, brass snaps and rings

First Navy Jack, G-Spec Flags
Nominal Size Part # Flag Measurements  
Size 8 (fly x hoist) GSP5046 2 ft 8 9/16" x 1 ft 10 13/16" $26.15
Size 7 (fly x hoist) GSP5049 3 ft 9 3/4" x 2 ft 8 9/16" $38.70
Size 5 (fly x hoist) GSP5053 6 ft 9 3/4" x 5 ft 8 3/4" $98.40

Embassy Flag, Inc. employs US military war veterans and sells First Navy Jacks that are made only in the USA.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS
First Navy Jack G-Spec flags
are USA made of nylon flag material and are finished with brass snaps and rings on the hoist side, 2 rows of stitching top and bottom sides and 4 rows of stitching on the fly side. Flags are produced by Valley Forge Flag. Nominal G-Spec sizes and NSN part #'s are:

SIZE 8, NSN # 8345-01-499-5046
SIZE 7 NSN # 8345-01-499-5049
SIZE 5 NSN # 8345-01-499-5053

The Rattlesnake Jack and the Modern Navy
As part of the commemoration of the bicentennial of the American Revolution, by an instruction dated 1 August 1975 (SECNAV Instruction 10520.3) the Secretary of the Navy directed the use of the rattlesnake jack in place of the union jack (blue field with white stars) during the period 13 October 1975 (the bicentennial of the legislation that created the Continental Navy, which the Navy recognizes as the Navy's birthday), and 31 December 1976.

By an instruction dated 18 August 1980 (SECNAV Instruction 10520.4), the Secretary of the Navy directed that the commissioned ship in active status having the longest total period in active status to display the rattlesnake jack in place of the union jack until decommissioned or transferred to inactive status.

By an instruction dated 31 May 2002 (SECNAV Instruction 10520.6), the Secretary of the Navy directed the use of the rattlesnake jack in place of the union jack for the duration of the Global War on Terrorism. (ref; history.navy.mil, Naval History and Heritage Command, The U.S. Navy's First Jack)

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