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Why are flags at half mast?

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Why are flags being flown at half-staff today in Ohio and throughout the U.S.?

According to msn.com, President Biden ordered that all U.S. flags be flown at half-staff through May 28 to honor the victims of a school shooting Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

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…

the Indian flag is flown half mast; all other flags remain at normal height. The flag is flown halfmast nationwide on the death of the President, Vice…

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According to the-sun.com, In honor of those who have lost their lives because of the Covid-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden has ordered federal flags to fly at half-mast. “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,” the president said in a statement.

According to wkrn.com, Retired police officer among 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting This comes a day after Biden ordered flags to be flown at half-mast in memory of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19….

According to heavy.com, Flags Are Flying Half-Staff in Memory of Those Lost to COVID-19 Through Monday, May 16, 2022, flags across the United States will fly half-staff in memory of those who have died from COVID-19….

According to news.yahoo.com, According to The Sextant, the Naval History and Heritage Command’s blog, half-mast refers to lowered flags on a ship, while half-staff is a pole in the ground. But the blog continues to say…

According to flagsexpress.com, Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, April 8, in honor of a Kentucky sailor who was killed in the Japanese attack on … Continue Reading Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Apr 05, 2022 April 6, 2022 – Half Staff Alert – Virginia

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 gvsu.edu, 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 …

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 msn.com, MSNBC. President Joe Biden ordered that all U.S. flags be flown at half-staff through May 28 to honor the victims of a school shooting Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. An 18 …

According to halfstaff.org, Half Mast Flag News Fly the United States Flag at Half-Staff Immediately through Sunset on Saturday, May 28, 2022 Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas Get the new Half Staff American Flag Widget for your Blog or Website today! Half Staff E-Mail Reminder Half Staff Notification. Half Staff Widget 08:58 am May. 25, 2022

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