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9/11/2018
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
President Donald J. Trump has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in honor of Patriot Day. This is in honor of the individuals that 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.
9/8/2018
Raising of the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag
The United States Flag and Maryland State Flag shall be raised to full staff at sunset, Saturday, September 8, 2018, the day of interment for Assistant Fire Chief Daniel “Danny” Lister of the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company, who died in the line of duty on September 1, 2018.
9/1/2018
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 (date unknown). This action is in honor of Assistant Fire Chief Daniel “Danny” Lister of the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company, who died in the line of duty on September 1, 2018.
8/27/2018
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for United States Senator John Sidney McCain III, President Donald J. Trump ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset, on the day of interment, Sunday, September 2, 2018. Per Governor Hogan’s previous order, the Maryland Flag will continue to be flown at half-staff until sunset, on the day of interment, as well. As a matter of protocol, no flag may be higher than the United States flag.
8/26/2018
Flag Status Alert: Maryland State Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (date not yet known). This action is in honor of United States Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Per United States Code, the United States Flag will return to full-staff at sunset on the day after death, today, August 26, 2018, as stated in the previous notification.


Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland State Flag are at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset, today, Sunday, August 26, 2018. This action is in honor of United States Senator John McCain who will forever remain one of the most valiant heroes our country has ever known. He has long stood as a shining example of doing the right thing and standing up for his principles. His legacy is one of selfless service, grit, and determination. Senator McCain passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018.
8/5/2018
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff effective sunrise, Sunday, August 5, 2018 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, August 5, 2018. This action is in honor of Former Maryland Court of Appeals Judge John C. Eldridge, who passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018.
7/28/2018
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland State Flag are at Full-Staff
The United States Flag and Maryland State Flag shall be raised to full staff at sunset, Saturday, July 28, 2018, the day of interment for Lieutenant Nathan Flynn of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, who died in the line of duty on July 23, 2018.
7/23/2018
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland State 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 (date unknown). This action is in honor of Firefighter Nathan Flynn of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, who died in the line of duty on Monday, July 23, 2018.
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