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5/27/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until NOON on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
5/24/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on May 24, 2022, by a gunman at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Saturday, May 28, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
5/19/2022
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Friday, May 20, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State Senator and former Montgomery County Executive Sidney Kramer, who passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022.
5/14/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
At the conclusion of Peace Officers Memorial Day, both the United States Flag and Maryland Flag will continue to fly at half-staff until sunset on Monday, May 16, 2022 per proclamation of President Biden in remembrance of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19.
5/12/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect and remembrance of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Monday, May 16, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
5/4/2022
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag Will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff at sunrise, Friday, May 6, 2022 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Friday, May 6, 2022 for Fallen Heroes Day. This day honors Fallen Heroes who have lost their lives in service to our State during the last year.
4/7/2022
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, April 9, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State Delegate William S. Horne, who passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022.
3/24/2022
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, March 26, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., who passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Former State Delegate Burns represented Legislative District 10.
Both the United States Flag and Maryland Flag will continue to fly at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, March 27, 2022, per the Presidential Proclamation in honor of former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright.
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