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 on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29

May 25, 2023 Memorial Day, a federal holiday to remember the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces, is Monday, May 29. Facilities that are open on the holiday must fly the U.S. flag at half-staff. The U.S. flag must be flown at half-staff from sunrise ‚ÄĒ or the hour when…

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USPS: Fly flags half-staff to honor Dole

December 6, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor Robert J. Dole, the former U.S. senator who died this week. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on Dec. 9. Additionally, Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff on Dec. 7 to…

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USPS: Flags flown at half-staff to honor terrorist attack victims

President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor U.S. service members and other victims of the Aug. 26 terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Aug. 30 at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then…

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff to honor Bush

All Postal Service facilities should fly the U.S. flag at half-staff to honor former President George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Dec. 31. 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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