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Lowering of the Flag

Lowering of the Flag

Lowering Flag

Charles County citizens like to know whenever the County Commissioners, the Governor of Maryland, or the President of the United States declares that flags are to be flown at half-staff. This page contains announcements regarding lowering of the flags.

If you would like to receive these announcements via e-mail, register for the "Breaking News" category in CNS (Citizen Notification Service). After you register, you will be sent e-mail notifications of any change in flag status.

Unless otherwise noted in an individual announcement below, questions regarding the lowering of flags should be directed to the Maryland Office of the Secretary of State.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 8:12am

Governor Hogan ordered the US Flag and MD Flag flown at half-staff on Oct. 10, from sunrise to sunset, in memory of U.S. Navy Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Timothy T. Eckels, Jr., of Manchester, Maryland, who died on Aug. 21, 2017, while serving aboard the USS John McCain.

Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 8:27am

In honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, President Donald J. Trump has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Sunday, October 8, 2017. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well, no flag may be higher than the United States flag.

Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 1:37pm

Governor Hogan ordered the US Flag and MD Flag flown at half-staff on Oct. 5, from sunrise to sunset, in memory of U.S. Navy Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin Sayer Bushell, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, who died on Aug. 21 2017, while serving aboard the USS John McCain.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 1:13pm

President Trump has ordered the US Flag to be flown half-staff until sunset, Oct. 6, as a mark of respect for victims of Oct. 1 violence in Las Vegas. 

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 1:51pm
President Donald J. Trump has ordered the United States flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Monday, September 11, 2017 in honor of Patriot Day. This commemorates the individuals that lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag and Charles County flag will be lowered to half-staff as well; no flag may be higher than the United States flag.
 
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