Half-Staff Notification — Honoring National Firefighters Memorial Day

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.

National Firefighters Memorial

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 to sunset on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

If your office is closed over the weekend, please consider lowering your American flag at sunset on Friday, October 4, until Monday, October 7, or as soon as your office re-opens.

Additional Flags to Honor First Responders

At LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave®, we recognize First Responders as America's unsung heroes. They frequently place themselves in harm's way to provide highly-skilled, life-saving assistance at the scene of emergencies. First Responders include but are not limited to paramedics, emergency medical technicians, police officers, and firefighters...

All of our First Responders flags can be found here.

American Flag at half-staff on the United States Capitol Building

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Have a great day, from your friends at LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave®.

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