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Charles County, Maryland

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.

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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, July 9, 2019 - 5:06pm

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 Thomas Jenkins who served many years at the Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department.

The flag will be lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset July 13, 2019. 

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 7:14am
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 Porter Hamrick who served over 50 years at the Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad as a volunteer firefighter through the ranks to Assistant Fire Chief and Vice President. Mr. Hamrick was also a World War II and Korean War Army veteran. 
 
The flag will be lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset July 6, 2019. 
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:52am

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, Billiejo Dunn.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:46pm
Governor Hogan ordered the US Flag and MD Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known), in honor of Firefighter Michael Powers of the Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department, who died in the line of duty on June 25, 2019.
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:38am

Governor Hogan ordered MD Flag half-staff effective immediately and returned full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of R. Clayton Mitchell, Jr., Former Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, who died Thursday, June 13, 2019. 

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