Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff

In honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, 

President Donald J. Trump has ordered the

United States Flag to be flown

at half-staff from sunrise to sunset,

Sunday, October 6, 2019

As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well.  No flag may be higher than the United States flag.


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