: 'Afternoon All,
: Something that I noticed a while back, but
: have never asked about..............with all
: the photos Ray is posting of older USN ships
: - those that are at anchor or tied up
: alongside are flying the USN Naval Jack with
: 50 stars on a dark blue field. When did it
: change to the current red and white striped
: Jack - and why?
: Chris Preston,
: Victoria, BC
If memory serves correct the use of what is called "The First Navy Jack" came about sometime after Sept. 11, 2002 and is used along with the 50 star jack.