Why is flag at half mast today?

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The flag is flown at half mast to mark the death of a government official which can include Congress or members of the armed forces. It is also frown half mast on certain holidays.
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In the United States, flags are flown at half staff to mark the death of government officials, including members of Congress, as well as on certain holidays, or upon proclamation by the President or Governor due a tragic event.
The flag is flown at half-staff on Memorial Day (last Monday in May) until noon, Peace Officers Memorial Day (May 15), Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (December 7), and Patriot Day (September 11).
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