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6/20/2017
Lowering and Raising of the United States Flag and Maryland Flag
This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Army Sergeant Eric M. Houck, of Edgewood, Maryland, who died on June 10, 2017 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
5/29/2017
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
President Donald J. Trump has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017 from sunrise until NOON. This is in honor and recognition of all of our fallen service members. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well, no flag may be higher than the United States flag.
5/15/2017
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
In honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day, President Donald J. Trump has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff effective immediately, Monday, May 15, 2017 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Monday, May 15, 2017. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well, no flag may be higher than the United States flag.
5/10/2017
Flag Status Alert:  United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from sunrise to sunset.  This is in memory of Army Staff Sergeant Mark R. De Alencar, of Edgewood, Maryland, who died on April 8, 2017 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
5/5/2017
This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately, Friday, May 5, 2017 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Friday, May 5, 2017. This is in honor of Fallen Heroes who have lost their lives in service to our State during the last year.
4/29/2017
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag Is at Half-Staff
This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective at sunrise, Saturday, April 29, 2017 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Saturday, April 29, 2017. This is in honor of former Maryland Congressman Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., who passed away on April 20, 2017.
4/12/2017
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Full-Staff 
This is to advise you that the Maryland flag shall be raised to Full Staff at sunset, Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag.  Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.
4/8/2017
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag Is at Half-Staff
This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, on the Day of Interment (To Be Determined). This is in honor of Montgomery County Firefighter/Rescuer Charles "Rick" Gentilcore, who died in the line of duty on April 7, 2017. This action is taken under the Protocol for the Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.
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