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5/24/2024
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 12:01am until NOON on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2024. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
5/14/2024
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 midnight until sunset on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 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.
5/3/2024
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
Per Public Law 107-51 (passed by the 107th United States Congress), the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff each year in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, in Emmitsburg, Maryland. This year, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will occur on Sunday, May 5, 2024. Therefore, the United States Flag shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Sunday, May 5, 2024. 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.
5/1/2024
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Wes Moore ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset, Friday, May 3, 2024, for Fallen Heroes Day. This day honors Maryland police, firefighters, and emergency medical/rescue personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty during the last year.
4/19/2024
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Wes Moore ordered the United States Flag and Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, April 20, 2024. This is the day of interment for Kevin Eugene Morgan, Chief of Police, Boonsboro Police Department. Chief Morgan died on April 13, 2024, as a result of an incident that occurred while on duty.
4/12/2024
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Full-Staff
The Maryland Flag shall be returned to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, April 14, 2024.
3/26/2024
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Wes Moore ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately. It will remain at half-staff until further notice. This is done in honor of the victims who tragically lost their lives as a result of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse that occurred today, Tuesday, March 26, 2024.
2/22/2024
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff

This is to advise that Governor Wes Moore ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, February 24, 2024. This is for former State Senator Larry E. Haines, who passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2024. Former State Senator Haines represented Legislative District 5.

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