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 […]
As a mark of respect for Queen Elizabeth II, and in concurrence with President Joe Biden’s order, Governor Carney has ordered all U.S. and Delaware flags to be flown at half-staff at State buildings and facilities until sunset on Monday, September 19, 2022, the date of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral. Flags should be returned to full staff at the start of businesses on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.
Flag Lowering for International Overdose Awareness Day Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, from sunrise to sunset, in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, as declared by Senate Joint Resolution 6. We encourage local governments, businesses and Delawareans to do the same to promote […]
In recognition and memory of Senator Richard Cordrey’s service to the State of Delaware, Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff until sunset on August 27, 2022.
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of gun violence perpetrated on July 4, 2022, in Highland Park, Illinois, President Biden has ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff until sunset on July 9, 2022.
In concurrence with the President’s order, Governor Carney has ordered both the U.S. and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff until sunset on July 9, 2022.