USPS: Lower flags for fallen police officers on May 15

May 10, 2024 Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Wednesday, May 15. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff. When the U.S. flag is flown at half-staff, all other flags must fly at half-staff, too. To fly the…

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USPS: Lower flags on May 5 for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service Day

May 3, 2024 Postal Service facilities that are open Sundays should fly the U.S. flag at half-staff on Sunday, May 5, which is National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service Day. President Joe Biden¬†issued the half-staff flag proclamation¬†for all federal buildings on May 3. USPS facilities that fly the flag at all times and are closed Sundays…

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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

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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APWU: USPS will participate in National Day of Mourning December 5

From: Vance Zimmerman Sent: Monday, December 03, 2018 10:08 AM To: Resident Officers; Regional Coordinators; NBAs Subject: National Day of Mourning The PMG just announced that the USPS will participate in the day of mourning per 519.4 of the ELM Management just released the following statement: President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Dec. 5 as…

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Presidential Proclamation:¬†U.S.¬†Flags at Half-Staff until Senator McCain’s interment

Statement from the President Issued on: August 27, 2018 Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain‚Äôs service to our country and, in his honor, have signed a proclamation to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff until the day of his interment. I have asked Vice President Mike…

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