When Soldiers and First Responders die in the line of duty, and when Veterans die, a folded American Flag is presented to a family member at their funeral ceremony. The is given in recognition of their service and sacrifice. The flag is normally presented following the play of TAPS and becomes a cherished keepsake for generations. Jesus Christ sacrificed His life so that all who believe in Him will have eternal spiritual life in Heaven with Him. The Shields of Strength Folded Flag necklace honors Fallen Soldiers, Police Officers, Firefighters, and other First Responders. The pendant features stars on the front and the back is inscribed with John 15:13, “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.” The flag is 0.75 inch tall by 1.5 inches wide, and .13 inch thick. Choose from an 18, 20, 22, 24, or 30-inch chain. Chain and pendant are made with the highest grade stainless steel containing zero nickel, commonly referred to as “Surgical Grade” which does not irritate skin and never tarnishes. Easy to clean with warm water, mild soap, and soft cloth. Shields of Strength items are created by our internal design team and inscribed with Scripture. We 100% guarantee every item and will stand behind it for a lifetime. If you ever have a problem, contact our customer support team, they will take care of you.