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  Category: Flag Status


Governor Carney orders Flags at Half Staff for Victims of Shootings in California

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018

This morning President Trump ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on November 10, 2018 as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018. In concurrence with the President’s order […]




Flags to half-staff for victims of shooting in Pittsburgh

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Late last evening, President Trump ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on October 31, 2018 as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. In concurrence with the President’s order […]




Flag lowering for Patriot Day

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

By a joint resolution approved 12/18/2001, (Public Law 107-89) September 11th of each year has been designated as “Patriot Day”. This law also directs the flags be lowered to half-staff for the entire day on September 11th. In concurrence with this directive, Governor Carney has ordered the U. S. and Delaware flags be flown at […]




Flags lowered for passing of Sen. McCain

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 27, 2018

Senator John McCain proudly served his country as a Navy aviator during the Vietnam War and as a statesman representing the State of Arizona in the U.S. House and Senate for over thirty years. In remembrance of the life and service of Senator McCain, Governor Carney has ordered the U.S. and Delaware flags to half […]




Flag Lowering for Passing of Former Representative Katharine Jester

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2018

Governor Carney has ordered the United States and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning today, July 19 to mark the passing of former Delaware Representative Katharine Jester. Representative Jester served the residents of the Middletown area  and was elected to the House of Representatives in 1980 and served until […]







  Category: Flag Status


Governor Carney orders Flags at Half Staff for Victims of Shootings in California

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018

This morning President Trump ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on November 10, 2018 as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018. In concurrence with the President’s order […]




Flags to half-staff for victims of shooting in Pittsburgh

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Late last evening, President Trump ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on October 31, 2018 as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. In concurrence with the President’s order […]




Flag lowering for Patriot Day

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

By a joint resolution approved 12/18/2001, (Public Law 107-89) September 11th of each year has been designated as “Patriot Day”. This law also directs the flags be lowered to half-staff for the entire day on September 11th. In concurrence with this directive, Governor Carney has ordered the U. S. and Delaware flags be flown at […]




Flags lowered for passing of Sen. McCain

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 27, 2018

Senator John McCain proudly served his country as a Navy aviator during the Vietnam War and as a statesman representing the State of Arizona in the U.S. House and Senate for over thirty years. In remembrance of the life and service of Senator McCain, Governor Carney has ordered the U.S. and Delaware flags to half […]




Flag Lowering for Passing of Former Representative Katharine Jester

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2018

Governor Carney has ordered the United States and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning today, July 19 to mark the passing of former Delaware Representative Katharine Jester. Representative Jester served the residents of the Middletown area  and was elected to the House of Representatives in 1980 and served until […]