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During a funeral in which the casket is draped with a United States flag, what is proper conduct?

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Question: 
During a funeral in which the casket is draped with a United States flag, what is proper conduct?
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Not specifically covered by the Flag Code, the following is generally acceptable out of respect to the deceased and reverence to the flag. Mourners should stand at attention and hold the headdress over the left breast at any time the casket is being moved by the pallbearers and during the service at the grave, including the firing of volleys and the sounding of Taps. During prayer they will also bow their heads. In cold or inclement weather, they will remain covered. Those in uniform render the military salute when the casket is being moved by the pallbearers and during the firing of volleys and the sounding of Taps. (Americanism Commission)

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