Everyday across Delaware, thousands of firefighters serve their communities and protect the public by responding to not only fires but almost any emergency situation. Sunday, October 4 has been recognized by Congress as the day US and State flags are to be flown at half-staff in recognition of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day. Governor […]
Please note the following update regarding the current flag lowering for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The interment for Justice Ginsburg is scheduled for tomorrow, September 29. Accordingly, all flags are to be returned to full staff at the close of business tomorrow, September 29.
Per US flag Code, both the US and Delaware flags are to be lowered to half staff due to the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The US Flag Code requires flags to remain at half-staff until the day of Justice Ginsburg’s interment. As that date has not yet been determined, subsequent […]
Title 29, Section 408 of the Delaware Code requires Delaware State agencies, including all public schools, to display a POW/MIA flag on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the third Friday in September. Section 408 reads as follows: “§408 Display of POW/MIA flag. State agencies, including all public schools, shall cause a POW/MIA flag to be displayed […]
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, Governor Carney has ordered the U. S. and Delaware flags be flown at half-staff […]