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3/13/2019
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has 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 action is in honor of former Maryland Governor Harry Hughes, who died on March 13, 2019. Governor Hughes served as the 57th Governor of Maryland, from 1979 until 1987.
2/8/2019
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of former Representative John David Dingell, Jr., of Michigan, President Donald J. Trump ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset, Saturday, February 9, 2019. Former Congressman John D. Dingell, Jr. passed away on February 7, 2019. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may be higher than the United States flag.
12/30/2018
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Full-Staff
This is a reminder that the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag will be raised to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, December 30, 2018 (per federal law, the flag shall be flown at half-staff 30 days from the death of a former President).
12/7/2018
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, today, December 7, 2018 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. This action commemorates those American patriots who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
 
Please note that the United States Flag and Maryland Flag will continue to fly at half-staff until sunset on December 30, 2018, in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.
12/1/2018
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 on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from sunrise to sunset. This action is in honor of U.S. Air Force Captain John Graziano, of Elkridge, Maryland, who died on November 13, 2018, when a military aircraft crashed in Texas.
12/1/2018
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 lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset, Sunday, December 30, 2018. This action is in honor of former President George H. W. Bush who passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 (per federal law, the flag shall be flown at half-staff 30 days from the death of a former President).
11/10/2018
Flag Status Alert: Maryland State Flag Is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective at sunrise, Saturday, November 10, 2018 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Saturday, November 10, 2018. This is in honor of Joseph Davies Tydings, a former United States Senator from Maryland, who passed away on October 8, 2018.
11/8/2018
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018, President Donald Trump ordered that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff effective IMMEDIATELY until sunset, Saturday, November 10, 2018. 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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