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8/3/2022
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 effective immediately and returned to full staff at midnight tomorrow night, Thursday, August 4, 2022. This is to pay respect to United States Representative Jackie Walorski from the State of Indiana. Representative Walorski passed away today, August 3, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
8/3/2022
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, Friday, August 5, 2022. This is the day of interment for Retired Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Joseph F. Murphy, Jr., who passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.
7/8/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the memory of Abe Shinzo, former Prime Minister of Japan, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag continue to be flown at half-staff until sunset, Sunday, July 10, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag shall continue to be flown at half-staff as well. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
7/5/2022
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 gun violence perpetrated on July 4, 2022 in Highland Park, Illinois, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Saturday, July 9, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
6/17/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag will return to Full-Staff
The United States Flag and Maryland Flag shall be raised to full-staff at sunset on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, the day of interment for Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, who died in the line of duty on Sunday, June 12, 2022.
6/13/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States Flag and Maryland Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, who died in the line of duty on Sunday, June 12, 2022.
6/9/2022
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, June 11, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State Senator Clyde Bernard Fowler, who passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021. Former State Senator Fowler represented Legislative District 29.
6/3/2022
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff at sunrise, Sunday, June 5, 2022 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, June 5, 2022 for Fire and Rescue Memorial Remembrance Day. This day honors all fire, rescue, and emergency medical services personnel from the State of Maryland who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
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