A patriotic classic, this finely crafted lapel pin is worn by everyone from news personalities to Heads of State. It is suitable for military display as well. According to the United States Flag Code, the flag represents a living country and is itself considered a living entity. Therefore, the lapel flag pin being considered a replica should be worn on the left lapel near the heart. Though some organizations may ask their personnel to wear pins in a different location, this isn’t permitted under the Flag Code. As with any important cause, the logic is that you should wear your patriotism close to your heart.