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9/18/2020
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 lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away today, September 18, 2020. Title 4 of the United States Code states that the United States Flag shall be flown at half-staff on the day of death until the day of interment for an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
9/14/2020
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is 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, Monday, September 14, 2020. This is the day of interment for former State Senator Edward J. Mason, who passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Former State Senator Mason represented Legislative District 1.
9/11/2020
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
President Donald J. Trump ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Friday, September 11, 2020 for 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.
8/5/2020
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
The Maryland State Flag shall be raised to full-staff effective immediately, today, August 5, 2020. The flag was lowered in honor of Bob Culver, County Executive for Wicomico County, who passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020.
7/28/2020
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the 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 is in honor of Bob Culver, County Executive for Wicomico County, who passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020.
7/18/2020
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service Representative John Lewis, of Georgia, President Donald J. Trump ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately through today, Saturday, July 18, 2020. Congressman John Lewis passed away on July 17, 2020. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may be higher than the United States flag.
6/4/2020
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 7, 2020 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, June 7, 2020 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.
5/22/2020
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until NOON on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020. This is in honor and recognition of all of our fallen heroes that have given their lives in service to our Nation. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
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