Thin Lines Flag, What do you know about?

We have a bunch of different thin lines flag. Red is firefighters, gold is emergency dispatchers.

For example, it’s called the “Thin Blue Line”. It’s supposed to represent Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and flying a TBL American flag is showing support for the LEOs of the United States. Thin Blue Line is also in the sense that LEOs are the thin line between innocent people and criminals.

Another example as “The Thin Red Line of Courage” represents the last ounce of courage firefighters find deep in their blood to conquer their darkest fears in order to save and protect life and property. For firefighters, their friends, and family, The Thin Red Line Flag is full of meaning.

I did a quick Google search and found a list of thin lines: Thin line. Though it is may not the complete list. Still, quoted here just in case the post gets deleted:

The thin lines flag

  • Firefighters: Thin Red Line 
  • Emergency medical services: Thin White Line. The thin white line differs from other thin lines in that the background is blue instead of black, with a white line crossing horizontally through the middle. EMS still uses the “Thin Orange Line” which primarily used by Search and Rescue.
  • Police Officers: Thin Blue Line
  • Dispatch (previously overlooked, as they so often are): Thin Gold Line 
  • Search and Rescue Personnel and EMS : Thin Orange Line
  • Corrections officers : Thin Silver Line
  • Security Officers, Retail Loss Prevention: Thin Yellow Line
  • Federal Agents, especially Border Patrol Agents, and Park Rangers: Thin Green Line
  • United States Navy: Thin NWU Line
  • United States Army: Thin ACU Line
  • Air Force: Thin Tiger Stripe Line
  • S.W.A.T. (Special Weapons And Tactics): Thin Blue Line with Lightning Bolt

And do you know more about thin lines flag? Please feel free to leave with your comment about how, what, and even when do you know about these special thin lines!

blue thin line flag

4 thoughts on “Thin Lines Flag, What do you know about?

  1. GB JORDAN says:

    Anley…. I really appreciate the research on this… As I was looking at the different ones… Right now I’m purchasing the fire fighter one and later will look at the army one which I didn’t know about…… Be in 38 years retired military army major, VFW DAV AL USO & AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS and at 70 still ready to serve to get the word out. Again, thanks for what you posted. GB JORDAN🇬🇧 🇯🇴 /;-)

  2. Tera R. Chapman-Cowles says:

    What about CNAs, lab techs, respiratory and other hospital staff? Do they have there own thin line color or is it all blanketed under the thin line for nursing?

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