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12/29/2016
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the U.S. Flag and Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff effective at sunrise, Thursday, December 29, 2016 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Thursday, December 29, 2016. This is in honor of Sergeant First Class Allan E. Brown, an Army Soldier from Maryland, who died from injuries caused by a suicide bomber attack at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. 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.
12/17/2016
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Full-Staff
President Barack Obama ordered that the flag of the United States shall return to Full-Staff beginning at sunset, Saturday, December 17, 2016. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be returned to Full-Staff at sunset, Saturday, December17, 2016.
12/9/2016
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the memory of John Glenn, President Barack Obama ordered that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff effective immediately on Friday, December 9, 2016 until sunset on the day of interment (date not yet known). 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.
A notification will be sent when the flags should return to full-staff.
12/6/2016
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half Staff
President Barack Obama has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. This action is in honor of those American patriots who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor. 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.
11/27/2016
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 sunrise, Monday, November 28, 2016 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Friday, December 2, 2016. This is in honor of LT GEN (MD) James F. Fretterd (RET), who passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016.
11/3/2016
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, Friday, November 4, 2016 and returned, to full-staff at sunset, Friday, November 4, 2016. This is in honor of former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley, who died August 6, 2016.
10/9/2016
Flag Status Alert: United States and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, by the authority vested in the President of the United States, President Barack Obama hereby orders that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff effective sunrise, Sunday, Oct.9, 2016 until sunset, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. 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.
10/6/2016
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 immediately, Thursday, October 6, 2016 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Saturday, October 8, 2016. This is in honor of Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, who was a Special Forces Solider from Takoma Park, Maryland that died on Tuesday, October 4, 2016.
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