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Commemoration
9/16/2021
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 effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset tonight, Thursday, September 16, 2021 for COVID-19 Day of Remembrance. This action is in memory of 10,000 Marylanders who have lost their lives from COVID-19.
9/10/2021
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 at midnight tonight and returned to full-staff at midnight, Saturday night (fly at half-staff for the full 24 hours of September 11, 2021) for Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. This is to honor and pay our respects to the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
8/30/2021
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be Lowered to Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff at sunrise, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 for International Overdose Awareness Day. This day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death in the continuing fight against the opioid epidemic in Maryland.
8/26/2021
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack on August 26, 2021, in Kabul, Afghanistan, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Monday, August 30, 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.
8/17/2021
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 today, Tuesday, August, 17, 2021, the day of interment for Captain Joshua Laird of the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services, who died in the line of duty on August 11, 2021.
8/12/2021
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 Captain Joshua Laird of the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services, who died in the line of duty on August 11, 2021.
6/22/2021
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 to sunset, Tuesday, June 22, 2021. This is the day of interment for former State Senator Barbara A. Hoffman, who passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021.
6/4/2021
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, Sunday, June 6, 2021 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, June 6, 2021 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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