Flag Service

Processing Information

We are proud to raise a retirement flag for U.S. Navy personnel at no charge. Please send us (type or print clearly):

  • Your contact information
  • The retiring individual’s name and abbreviated rank
  • Appropriate flag with grommets and/or fasteners
  • Postal money order made out to “USS Midway Museum” in an appropriate return postage amount (minimum $15 return postage required, larger flags may require $25 or more).  Postage info at www.usps.com.
  • If you are not providing your own flag, we may sell you one for $50.

Mailing Information

Retirement Flag Services – VIC
USS Midway Museum
910 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101

Drop-off Instructions

You also can deliver your flag to the USS Midway Museum. Place your flag and required information/postage in a sealed envelope marked: “ATTN: Retirement Flag Service X264.” Drop it off at the USS Midway Visitor Information Center onboard the ship (open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily). Also, please include the name and phone number of the individual who will be picking up the flag.

Important Note

Please allow to two to four weeks for delivery.  Flags sent without proper postage will not be returned. Please note that the U.S. Post Office will only accept postal money orders. Therefore we cannot accept checks.


Stay informed on our latest news!