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July 1-2, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Illinois

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 01, 2022

July 1-2, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Illinois

Notice to Proceed MemoThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice fromGovernor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the …

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July 1, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Hawaii

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 30, 2022

July 1, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Hawaii

As a mark of respect for the late Richard “Dickie” Sung Hong Wong, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawaiʻi be flown at half-staff at all state offices and a …

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July 1, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 30, 2022

July 1, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Governor Dunleavy has ordered that Alaska and United States flags fly at half-staff between sunrise and sunset Friday, July 1, 2022, in honor of former Senator Dennis Egan.
July 1, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 29, 2022

July 1, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey ordered a half staff at all state buildings today in honor of Yavapai County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Richard Lopez, who was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday, June 28.S …

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June 30, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 29, 2022

June 30, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, June 30, 2022, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives p …

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June 29, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Kansas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 27, 2022

June 29, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Kansas

In accordance with Executive Order 20-30, Governor Laura Kelly directs flags be flown at half-staff at all state grounds, buildings, and facilities on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in honor of Linn Cou …

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June 24, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 24, 2022

June 24, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey today ordered all state flags be lowered to half-staff tomorrow, June 24, 2022, in honor of Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney, who passed away yesterday. The Governor issued the …

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June 22, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 21, 2022

June 22, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Gov. Kim Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, to honor fallen Army Cpl. Kenneth Ford of Albia, Iowa. Ford was reported mis …

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June 13-21, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 20, 2022

June 13-21, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag will return to Full-StaffThe United States FlagandMaryland Flag shall be raised to full-staff at sunset on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, the day of in …

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June 20, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Nevada

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 17, 2022

June 20, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Nevada

Today, Governor Steve Sisolak ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada to be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and State public buildings and grounds from sunrise until su …

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June 19-20, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Illinois

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 17, 2022

June 19-20, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Illinois

Honoring Juneteenth National Freedom DayUnited States and Illinois flags at half-staff from Sunrise Sunday, June 19, 2022 until Sunset Monday, June 20, 2022.The Department of Central Management Servic …

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June 18, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 17, 2022

June 18, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff Saturday, June 18, from sunrise to sunset in honor and remembrance of Fremont County Sheriff’s Deputy Austin “Melvin” Richardson …

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June 17, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Tennessee

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 16, 2022

June 17, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Tennessee

By order of the Governor, flags over the State Capitol and the Hamilton County State office buildings can be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 17, 2022 in honor of Lieutenant …

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June 15, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 15, 2022

June 15, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Governor DeSantis ordered U.S. and Florida flags to half-staff June 15, 2022 in honor of Pulse Remembrance Day in Florida.On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Officer Christopher Fariello was killed at the age …

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June 10-13, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Wyoming

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 10, 2022

June 10-13, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Wyoming

Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags to fly at half-staff statewide immediately until sunset on Monday, June 13 in honor and memory of U.S. Marine Seth Rasmuson …

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June 10, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Montana

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 10, 2022

June 10, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Montana

Governor Greg Gianforte today ordered flags flown over state buildings and grounds to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 10, 2022, to honor the life and service of Senator Mark S …

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June 12, 2022  - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 10, 2022

June 12, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on …

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June 11, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 09, 2022

June 11, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, June 11, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State Se …

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June 2, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Pennsylvania

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 06, 2022

June 2, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Pennsylvania

While we are unable to locate an interment date. The Pennsylvania State website says flags show be at full-staff.In honor of former Pennsylvania State Representative Peter J. Daley II, who recently pa …

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June 6, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 06, 2022

June 6, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey today ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Monday, June 6, in honor of White Mountain Apache Police Officer Adrian Lopez. Offi …

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June 5, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 03, 2022

June 5, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff at sunrise, Sunday, June 5, 2022 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, June 5, 2022 for Fire and …

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June 3, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - California

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 03, 2022

June 3, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - California

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance Worker Quanda McGadney:“Jennifer and I were saddened to …

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June 2-5, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Oklahoma

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 02, 2022

June 2-5, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Oklahoma

Governor Kevin Stitt today directed all American and Oklahoma flags on state property to be flown at half-staff through sundown Sunday, June 5, 2022, in memory of the four innocent victims who were ki …

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June 3, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Wisconsin

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 02, 2022

June 3, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers today signed Executive Order #167 ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Fri., June. 3, 2022, in honor of former Wisconsin S …

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June 2, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - California

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 02, 2022

June 2, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - California

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of Los Angeles Police Department Officer II Houston Ryan Tipping:“Jennifer and I are terribly saddened to learn of the tr …

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June 1, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 01, 2022

June 1, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

On May 20, 2022, Former Representative Betty Reed passed away at the age of 81. She represented Districts 59 and 61 in the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 until 2014. During her time in the …

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June 1, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on May 31, 2022

June 1, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, in honor of Richard Johnson, who served as State Auditor from 1979 to 2003 …

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May 31, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Gov. Kim Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, to honor Larry Spencer of West Des Moines, a former prisoner of war in North Vi …

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May 31, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Virginia

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Virginia

In accordance with the authority vested in me as Governor, I hereby order that the flags of the United States of America, and the Commonwealth of Virginia flags be flown at half-staff on all state …

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May 16-28, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on May 28, 2022

May 16-28, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced flags on state buildings will be flown at half-staff on May 16 in honor of the victims of the horrific shooting at Tops Supermarket in Buffalo. Flags should be lo …

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May 24-28, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on May 28, 2022

May 24-28, 2022 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Pursuant to Chapter 3100 of the Texas Government Code, I direct the Texas flag be immediately lowered to half-staff statewide on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in memory of those who lost their lives in a s …

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May 29, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on May 27, 2022

May 29, 2022 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, May 29, in honor of a Floyd County volunteer firefighter.Firefighter Phillip …

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