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, or distress. The tradition
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 ...
I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at
all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities ...
Apr 9, 2012 ... Driving around on a given day, you may come across a flag that is flying at half-
staff. Believe it or not, there actually is a method and reasoning ...
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
However, at Microsoft's headquarters, the US flag flew at full-staff, and the
Microsoft corporate flag flew at half staff. Section 7m authorizes the President, the
Dec 6, 2013 ... The White House flag is flying at half-staff to mourn the passing of Nelson
Mandela. This has become a well-recognized symbol of national ...
Jul 21, 2015 ... Chattanooga_0719 A U.S. flag flies near a sign honoring victims of the July 16
shooting attack in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Tami Chappell/ ...
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.