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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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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 Tragedy in Virginia Beach, VA On June 1, 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 Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Presidential Proclamation — Our Nation grieves with those affected by the tragic shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Americans unite in praying for God to comfort the injured and heal the wounded. May God be with the victims and bring aid and comfort to their families and friends. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible...

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Observance In honor and tribute to the memory of President George H.W. Bush and as an expression of public sorrow, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on December 30, 2018. Further, a National Day of Mourning has been appointed for December 5, 2018. Presidential Proclamation Announcing the Death of George H.W. Bush It is my sorrowful duty to announce officially the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States, on November 30, 2018.President Bush led...

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Observance In honor of the victims of the violence in Thousand Oaks, California, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on November 10, 2018. ---- Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby...

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Honoring the victims of the tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: By order of the President of the United States, fly the United States Flag immediately until sunset, October 31, 2018.

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Observation Honoring the memory and longstanding service of Senator John McCain, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on September 2, 2018. Presidential Proclamation As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of Senator John Sidney McCain III, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds,...

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Observance In honor of the victims of the violence in Annapolis, Maryland, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on July 3, 2018. Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Annapolis, Maryland Our Nation shares the sorrow of those affected by the shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.  Americans across the country are united in calling upon God to be with the victims and to bring aid and comfort to their families and friends.  As a mark of solemn...

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The flag is to be flown at half-staff until sunset May 22, 2018. Read the full text of the President's proclamation below. The proclamation may also be read on the Whitehouse website. Presidential proclamation honoring the victims of the tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas Our Nation grieves with those affected by the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.  May God heal the injured and may God comfort the wounded, and may God be with the victims and with the victims’ families.  As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on...

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The President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on May 15, 2018 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. Read the President's proclamation here. Learn more about flying the American Flag at half-staff. Unable to fly your flag at half-staff? Read here to find the alternative to flying your flag at half-staff.

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Flags ordered to half-staff until the day of interment, Saturday, April 21, 2018, sunrise to sunset.  For information on flying your flag at half-staff, read here. Your friends at LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave® -- President Donald J. Trump on Flying the Flag at Half-Staff for the Passing of Barbara Bush On this solemn day, we mourn the loss of Barbara Bush, [...]

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Flags ordered to half-staff until the day of interment, Saturday, April 21, 2018, sunrise to sunset. 

For information on flying your flag at half-staff, read here.

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The President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff sunrise until sunset on the day of Billy Graham's interment, March 2, 2018. --- For information on the private funeral service, March 2, 2018,  read here.  For information on flying the flag at half-staff read here.  --- Presidential Proclamation Honoring [...]

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Honoring the Reverend Billy Graham The President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff sunrise until sunset on the day of Billy Graham's interment, March 2, 2018. For information on the private funeral service, March 2, 2018, read here.  --- Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Memory of Reverend Billy Graham As a mark of respect for the memory of Reverend Billy Graham, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that on the day of his interment, the...

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