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March 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Harry Hughes

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland state flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of former Maryland Gov. Harry Hughes, who died on March 13. Gov. Hughes served as the 57th Governor of Maryland, from 1979 until 1987.

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October 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 27 to Honor Pittsburgh Victims

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from Saturday, Oct. 27 to sunset on Oct. 31 in solemn respect for the victims of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 7 in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 7 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff Sunday in Honor of Retired Judge

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, Aug. 5 in honor of former Maryland Court of Appeals Judge John Eldridge, who died on July 27. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset. According to the Maryland Archives, Eldridge served as a Judge […]

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July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

U.S. Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Victims of Annapolis Capital Shootings

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, U.S. flags will be flown at half staff until sunset to honor the five victims of the June 28 shooting at the Annapolis Capital offices. Gov. Larry Hogan had previously ordered the Maryland state flag to be flown at half staff. The President’s proclamation begins: “Our Nation shares […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff Tuesday from sunrise to sunset in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. The […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of Kevin Kamenetz, County Executive for Baltimore County, who died today, Thursday, May 10. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on the day of interment. Hogan also released the following statement: “The First Lady and I […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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March 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff Sunday in Honor of Maryland State Senator Wayne Norman

Update: The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on Friday, March 9. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of state Senator Wayne Norman, who died Sunday, March 4. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on the […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rev. Billy Graham Lies in Honor in U.S. Capitol Rotunda, President Trump Orders Flag to Half Staff Friday

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on March 2 in honor of Rev. Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the […]

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