USPS: Fly flags at half-staff on Sept. 11 – Patriot Day

President Trump has ordered flags flown at half-staff Wednesday, Sept. 11, to honor victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. USPS facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day, which is also known as Patriot Day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and…

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USPS: Lower flags after Texas, Ohio shootings

President Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the recent mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Thursday, Aug. 8. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it…

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USPS: President Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff

President Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of this week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Monday, Feb. 19. Facilities that fly the flag at all times and are closed Feb. 19 for Presidents Day should…

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USPS: Requirements for flying U.S., POW-MIA flags

May 30 is Memorial Day, one of six days each year Postal Service facilities area required to fly the POW-MIA flag. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. Facilities that are open on the holiday must fly the U.S….

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USPS: In remembrance – Flags should be flown at half-staff

(March 7, 2016) President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff to honor former first lady Nancy Reagan, who died this week. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Friday, March 11, the day of interment. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower…

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USPS: President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff through July 25

President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff to honor the service members killed in the recent shooting in Chattanooga, TN. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Saturday, July 25, at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff (blue.usps.gov intranet), hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to…

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