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Lowering of the Flag

Lowering of the Flag

Lowering Flag

Per protocol, the County Commissioners can lower the Charles County flag to be flown at half-staff. This page contains announcements regarding the lowering of the Charles County flag.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 11:19am

By the authority of Commissioner President Reuben B. Collins, II, Esq., the Charles County flag shall be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of James “Jimmy” Rye who served 60 years at the Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department.The flag will be lowered to half-staff sunrise on November 13, 2019 until sunset on November 14, 2019.

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 12:15pm

This is to advise that the Charles County flag is to be lowered effective immediately and returned to full-staff on sunset of the day of internment (not yet known). This action is to honor of Michael Gary Holt a Charles County Government employee and Air Force veteran.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:44am

Commissioner President Reuben B. Collins, II, Esq., has ordered the lowering of the Charles County flag at half-staff sunrise on Sept. 11 until sunset on Sept. 12, as a mark of respect for the memory of Charles Michael Wills who served 39 years at the Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. 

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 3:23pm

By the authority of Commissioner President Reuben B. Collins, II, Esq., the Charles County flag shall be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Charles “Smokey” Milstead, Sr. who served 55 years at the Nanjemoy Fire Department.

The flag will be lowered to half-staff effective sunrise until sunset on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

 

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00am

This is to advise that Commissioner President Reuben B. Collins, II, Esq. ordered the Charles County flag to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff on sunset of the day of internment (not yet known). 

This action is to honor Charles County Government employee, Richard H. Pickeral, Jr.

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