Category: Flag At Half-Staff Alert

Information about Flag at Half-Staff alerts.

US Flags at Half-Staff

Flag at Half-Staff Alert – (Passing of Former Senator Bob Dole and National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day)

Flag at half-staff The White House issued a proclamation that the United States flag be displayed at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of former U.S. Sen. Robert (Bob) J. Dole, of Kansas, who passed away on Dec. 5, 2021. Flags are to remain lowered to half-staff until sunset on Thursday, Dec. 9,… Read more
Flag at half staff alert

Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day – Saturday, September 11th

Follow VOB On… In accordance with Public Law 107-89, the president of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation (per the requirements of Flag Code section 7(m)) for the flag to be displayed at half-staff for the entire day (sunrise to sunset) on Patriot Day, Saturday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more
Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance Day)

20th Anniversary of 9/11 – Patriot Day 9/11/2021: A Day of Remembrance

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11th of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more
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Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day – Friday, September 11th

Follow VOB On… In accordance with Public Law 107-89, the president of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation (per the requirements of Flag Code section 7(m)) for the flag to be displayed at half-staff for the entire day (sunrise to sunset) on Patriot Day, Friday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more
Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance Day)

Patriot Day 9/11/2020: A Day of Remembrance

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11th of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more