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  Category: Flag Status
 

Flag Lowering for the Victims of the Tragedy in Monterey Park, California

Flag Status | Date Posted: Monday, January 23, 2023

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on January 21, 2023, in Monterey Park, California, President Biden has ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff until sunset on January 26, 2023.




Governor Carney Lowers Delaware Flags in Honor of John S. Giles, Jr.

Flag Status | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag to be lowered on Thursday, December 29, 2022, to honor the many years of public service of former Elsmere Town Manager, Elsmere Chief of Police, and past president of Elsmere Fire Company, John S. Giles, Jr, who passed away on December 18, 2022. He served his community as a member of the Elsmere Fire Company, where he held leadership positions including Captain, Assistant Chief, Director, and President, and also served in the Elsmere Bureau of Police where he became the Chief of Police. Mr. Giles also served as Deputy Director of the Delaware Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement for the State of Delaware and later became the Town of Elsmere’s Town Manager. 




Flags Lowered December 7 for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 marks National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Each year on December 7, we honor the over 2,400 men and women who lost their lives for our country on this day in 1941.




National Firefighters Memorial Service

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, October 8, 2022

In observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service and in accordance with Public Law 107-51, Governor Carney has ordered both the American and Delaware flags be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, October 9, 2022 from sunrise to sunset.




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2022

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







  Category: Flag Status
 



Flag Lowering for the Victims of the Tragedy in Monterey Park, California

Flag Status | Date Posted: Monday, January 23, 2023

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on January 21, 2023, in Monterey Park, California, President Biden has ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff until sunset on January 26, 2023.




Governor Carney Lowers Delaware Flags in Honor of John S. Giles, Jr.

Flag Status | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag to be lowered on Thursday, December 29, 2022, to honor the many years of public service of former Elsmere Town Manager, Elsmere Chief of Police, and past president of Elsmere Fire Company, John S. Giles, Jr, who passed away on December 18, 2022. He served his community as a member of the Elsmere Fire Company, where he held leadership positions including Captain, Assistant Chief, Director, and President, and also served in the Elsmere Bureau of Police where he became the Chief of Police. Mr. Giles also served as Deputy Director of the Delaware Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement for the State of Delaware and later became the Town of Elsmere’s Town Manager. 




Flags Lowered December 7 for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 marks National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Each year on December 7, we honor the over 2,400 men and women who lost their lives for our country on this day in 1941.




National Firefighters Memorial Service

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, October 8, 2022

In observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service and in accordance with Public Law 107-51, Governor Carney has ordered both the American and Delaware flags be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, October 9, 2022 from sunrise to sunset.




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2022

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