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US Flags at Half-Staff

Flag at Half-Staff Alert – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Flag at half-staff In accordance with United States Code Title 36, Chapter 1, Section 129, the President of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation (per Flag Code section 7(m)) for the United States Flag to be displayed at half-staff for the entire day (sunrise to sunset) for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Monday, December 7.… Read more

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 20, 2013

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 20th, 2013 In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September (Sept. 20th). It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action, as well as seeking the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. This day was established by an Act… Read more

National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Friday, September 21, 2012

National POW/MIA Recognition Day In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September (Sept. 21st). It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action, as well as seeking the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. This day was established by an Act of Congress, by… Read more