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Why are the 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…

to the top of the mast and then slowly lowered. Only the Indian flag is flown halfmast; all other flags remain at normal height. In the event of the death…

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According to wkrn.com, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin, as well as others, announced Sunday that all flags of the United States of America and state flags will fly at half-mast on all state and local buildings and…

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 wric.com, 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 flown at half-staff “in respect…

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 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 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 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, 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.

According to flagsexpress.com, This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, March 26, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State De … Continue Reading Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 24, 2022 March 26, 2022 – Half-Staff Alert – Maryland

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