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Why are flags at half mast today?

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Why are flags at half-staff Sunday?

According to msn.com, Noticed flags flying at half-staff Sunday, May 15? Two recent proclamations from President Joe Biden explain why.

Halfmast (British, Canadian and Australian English) or half-staff (American English) refers to a flag flying below the summit of a ship mast, a pole…

all other flags remain at normal height. In the event of the death of the following dignitaries, the national flag shall be halfmasted at the places…

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According to the-sun.com, IN HONOR of the death of a former Secretary of State, flags all around the United States are flying at half mast. In the wake of Madeleine Albright’s passing, flags are being raised at a half mast standing as a tribute to the late politician’s life. 2 The flags will fly half masted in honor of the late Madeleine Albright Credit: AP

According to audacy.com, “The flag is displayed at half-staff (half-mast in naval usage) as a sign of respect or mourning,” according to Tinker Air Force Base.

According to flagsexpress.com, March 14, 2022 – Half-Staff Alert – Arizona. Governor Doug Ducey today ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff Monday, March 14, in honor of former Arizona House Minority Leader Robert McLendon, who died Wednesday.“The loss …. Continue Reading. Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 11, 2022.

According to heavy.com, Why are flags half-staff this weekend on Saturday, May, and Sunday, May 15? Flags are flying half-staff across the nation in memory of those who died of COVID-19, and on Sunday in honor of Peace…

According to wric.com, U.S. reaches tragic milestone RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — President Joe Biden and Gov. Glenn Youngkin have ordered the flags of the United States and America, and the Commonwealth of Virginia to be…

According to thesun.co.uk, IN HONOR of the death of a former Secretary of State, flags all around the United States are flying at half mast. In the wake of Madeleine Albright’s passing, flags are being raised at a half mast…

According to gvsu.edu, U.S. flags will fly at half-staff today, Friday, May 13, 2022 through sunset on Monday, May 16, 2022 in memory of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19. From President Biden: “Today, we mark a tragic milestone: one million American lives lost to COVID-19. One million empty chairs around the dinner table. Each an irreplaceable loss.

According to halfstaff.org, in memory of the one million american lives lost to covid-19 and their loved ones left behind, i hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the constitution and laws of the united states, that the flag of the united states shall be flown at half-staff at the white house and on all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval …

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