Half-mast or half-staff refers to a flag flying below the summit on a pole. In many
countries this is seen as a symbol of respect, mourning, distress, or in some ...
Flying the flag at half-staff is an area of flag etiquette that most people want to
make sure they get right. It is also an area for which the road to error is routinely ...
President Obama has order flags to Half-Staff Honoring the Victims of the ... I
hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the
Memorial Day is the exception where the American flag is at half-staff from
sunrise ... When the American flag is flown at half-staff, state and other flags
should be ...
Jul 21, 2015 ... President Barack Obama ordered flags to be lowered in honor of the service
members killed July 16 by a gunman in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
flag at half mast 3. The flag, when flown at half-staff, should be first hoisted to the
peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff position. The flag should ...
There are four specific occasions during which the flag of the United States is
flown at half-staff, or at the mid-way point of the staff or pole to which it is attached
Jun 16, 2016 ... Obama has lowered flags to half-staff more often than any president in history. ...
all flags at federal buildings and ships at sea to be flown at half-staff to ... the flag
for more personal reasons not proclaimed by the president.
Jul 22, 2015 ... Obama has also ordered the White House and all other American flags on
government property flown at half-staff for some mass murders in the ...
Question: When flown at half staff on a single pole, should the state flag be .....
Unless there are U.S. people dying, then there is no reason to lower the flag.