photo of Public Service HQ 9/11 Flags Half Staff

President Obama Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Baton Rouge Police Officers

photo of Public Service HQ 9/11 Flags Half StaffPresident Barack Obama has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from now until sunset on July 22nd.

The president’s action is in honor of the victims of the attacks on police officers in Baton Rouge on Sunday.

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

Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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