Category: Flag At Half-Staff Alert

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Flag at half staff alert

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
Flag at half staff alert

Flag at Half-Staff Alert – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – Saturday, December 7th

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, Saturday, December 7. (adsbygoogle =… Read more
Flag at half staff alert

Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day – Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more

Today Is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: 7 December 1941

Air raid Pearl Harbor! This is not drill! The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of… Read more