USPS: Fly flags at half-staff on December 19 to honor O’Connor

December 15, 2023 President Joe Biden has¬†ordered¬†U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, Dec. 19, to honor Sandra Day O‚ÄôConnor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, who died Dec. 1. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on Dec. 19. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the…

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff in honor of Rosalynn Carter

November 22, 2023 President Joe Biden has¬†ordered¬†U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor former first lady Rosalynn Carter, who died Nov. 19. Flags should be flown at half-staff starting Saturday, Nov. 25, until sunset on the day of interment, Wednesday Nov. 29. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for…

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

September 8, 2023 President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff Monday, Sept. 11, to honor victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. USPS facilities are required to fly the flag at half-staff this day, also known as Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist…

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

President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff Friday, Sept. 11, to honor victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. USPS facilities are required to fly the 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…

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff Dec. 7

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, an annual commemoration of the 1941 attack, will be observed Saturday, Dec. 7. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to the half-staff position….

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USPS: Flag reminder –¬†Requirements for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Sunday, May 15. Postal Service facilities that are open that day are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff. Offices that are closed May 15 and fly the flag seven days a week should lower the…

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