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11/14/2022
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 Wednesday, November 16, 2022, the day of interment for Firefighter Juan Wilson of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died on Sunday, October 30, 2022, after suffering a medical emergency while in the line of duty on September 19, 2022.
10/31/2022
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 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 Firefighter Juan Wilson of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died yesterday, Sunday, October 30, 2022, after suffering a medical emergency while in the line of duty on September 19, 2022.
10/7/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Will be at Half-Staff
Per Public Law 107-51 (passed by the 107th United States Congress), the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff each year in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, in Emmitsburg, Maryland. This year, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will occur on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Therefore, the United States Flag shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Sunday, October 9, 2022.
9/29/2022
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Friday, September 30, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State Senator David Harrington, who passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022. Former State Senator Harrington represented Legislative District 47.
9/19/2022
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 today, Monday, September 19, 2022, the day of interment for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, who died on September 8, 2022.
9/8/2022
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the memory of Queen Elizabeth II, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom died today, September 8, 2022.
8/29/2022
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, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 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.
8/3/2022
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.
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