Category: Flag At Half-Staff Alert

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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
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Flag Alert: In honor of Memorial Day (Monday, May 28, 2018)

Follow VOB On… In accordance with Flag Code, Title 4 U.S.C. § 7 (m), the United States flag is to be displayed at half-staff from sunrise until noon in honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018 to pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms our country enjoys. Additionally, title 36 U.S.C. § 116,… Read more
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Flag At Half-Staff Alert: In Memory of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

President Trump has issued a proclamation for the United States flag to be displayed at half-staff until sunset, April 21, 2018, in memory of former first lady Barbara Bush.  Scroll down to view President Trumps statement on the passing of Barbara Bush. Follow VOB On… President Donald J. Trump on Flying the Flag at Half-Staff for the Passing of Barbara… Read more