Flags Ordered to Half-Staff (Photo)
President Barack Obama has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff immediately in respect for Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Thomas S. Foley. The flags shall remain at half-staff until sunset today, October 29.
Governor Martin O’Malley has also ordered the Maryland State Flag to also be flown at half-staff immediately and remain at half-staff until sunset today, October 29. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag.