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On August 26, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on August 30, 2021, in honor of the victims of the attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in San Jose, California — On May 26, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on May 30, 2021.

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Honoring Our Peace Officers On May 7, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 15, 2021.

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On April 20, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on the day of Walter Mondale's interment. This page will be updated when that date is made publicly available.

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On April 16, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on April 20, 2021.

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On April 2, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on April 6, 2021.

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On March 22, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on March 27, 2021 in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Boulder, Colorado.

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Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area On March 18, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on March 22, 2021. A Proclamation on Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on March 16, 2021, in the Atlanta Metropolitan area, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the...

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On February 22, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on February 26, 2021

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Honoring Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg On September 19, 2020, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on the day of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's interment. Presidential Proclamation — Today, our Nation mourns the loss of a trailblazer, not only in the field of law, but in the history of our country. Ruth Bader Ginsburg served more than 27 years as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was a loving wife to her late husband Martin, and a caring...

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Honoring the Victims of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic On May 22, 2020, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, May 24, 2020. Presidential Proclamation — Our Nation mourns for every life lost to the coronavirus pandemic, and we share in the suffering of all those who endured pain and illness from the outbreak. Through our grief, America stands steadfast and united against the invisible enemy. May God be with the victims of this pandemic and bring aid and comfort to their families...

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On October 17, 2019, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on October 18, 2019, as a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of Representative Elijah E. Cummings, of Maryland

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National Firefighters Memorial Day is October 6, 2019 Outdoor American Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Each year, the Sunday prior to October 9 is reserved as National Firefighters Memorial Day, in honor of the fire-fighting men and women who have sacrificed their own lives by charging into danger to save the lives of their fellow Americans. Fly Your American Flag at Half-staff Public law calls for the American Flag to be lowered to half-staff in observance of National Firefighter’s Memorial Day. Outdoor American Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise...

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Honoring the Victims of the Shootings in El Paso and Dayton — On August 4, 2019, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on August 8, 2019.

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Honoring the Death of John Paul Stevens — On July 17, 2019, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on the day of John Paul Stevens' interment.

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