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5/12/2021
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 Saturday, May 15, 2021, 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.
5/7/2021
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Full-Staff
The United States Flag and Maryland State Flag shall be raised to full staff at sunset on Monday, May 10, 2021, the day of interment for Corporal Keith Heacook of the Delmar Police Department, who died in the line of duty on April 28, 2021.
5/6/2021
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag Is 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 7, 2020 for Fallen Heroes Day. This day honors Fallen Heroes who have lost their lives in service to our State during the last year.

The United States Flag and Maryland State Flag continue to remain at half-staff for the passing of Corporal Keith Heacook of the Delmar Police Department until the day of his interment. A separate notice will be sent regarding the raising of the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag.
4/29/2021
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 State 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 Corporal Keith Heacook of the Delmar Police Department, who died in the line of duty on April 28, 2021.
4/27/2021
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Full-Staff
This is to advise, per President Joseph R. Biden, that the United States Flag is to be raised to full-staff effective immediately. The flag had been flying at half-staff in honor of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is to return to full-staff as well.
4/20/2021
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
This is to advise that the United States Flag is to remain lowered to half-staff until sunset, Thursday, April 29, 2021. This is in honor of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021. Per federal law, the United States Flag shall be flown at half-staff 10 days from the death of a former Vice President. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is to remain lowered to half-staff as well. No flag may be higher than the United States flag.
4/16/2021
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 Thursday, April 15, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. 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.
4/6/2021
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag to remain at half-staff in honor of Congressman Alcee Hastings. The United States Flag will now be returned to full-staff at sunset, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Congressman Hastings passed away today, Tuesday, April 6, 2021. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will remain lowered to half-staff as well. No flag may be higher than the United States flag.
This order changes the previous order to raise the flags to full-staff at sunset tonight. Instead, flags will return to full-staff tomorrow.
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