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  Category: Office of Management and Budget


National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021

In acknowledgement of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Delaware Code (Title 29, Section 408) requires Delaware State agencies, including all public schools, to display a POW/MIA flag each year on the third Friday in September.




Flags to be Lowered September 11 in Observance of Patriot Day

Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

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 […]




Flag Lowering for International Overdose Awareness Day

Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Monday, August 30, 2021

Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, as declared through his signing of SJR4. We encourage local governments, businesses and Delawareans to do the same to promote awareness of overdose prevention and acknowledge all who have suffered the […]




Flag Lowering for Memorial Day

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Monday, May 31, 2021

In recognition of Memorial Day, President Biden has proclaimed May 31, 2021, as a day of prayer for permanent peace, and designated the hour of 11:00 AM as a time when we might collectively unite in prayer and reflection. President Biden has also asked that all Americans observe the National Moment of Remembrance beginning at […]




Flag Lowering for Victims in San Jose

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on May 26, 2021, in San Jose, California, President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on May 30, 2021. In concurrence with the President’s order, Governor Carney has ordered […]







  Category: Office of Management and Budget


National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021

In acknowledgement of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Delaware Code (Title 29, Section 408) requires Delaware State agencies, including all public schools, to display a POW/MIA flag each year on the third Friday in September.




Flags to be Lowered September 11 in Observance of Patriot Day

Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

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 […]




Flag Lowering for International Overdose Awareness Day

Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Monday, August 30, 2021

Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, as declared through his signing of SJR4. We encourage local governments, businesses and Delawareans to do the same to promote awareness of overdose prevention and acknowledge all who have suffered the […]




Flag Lowering for Memorial Day

Flag Status | Office of Management and Budget | Date Posted: Monday, May 31, 2021

In recognition of Memorial Day, President Biden has proclaimed May 31, 2021, as a day of prayer for permanent peace, and designated the hour of 11:00 AM as a time when we might collectively unite in prayer and reflection. President Biden has also asked that all Americans observe the National Moment of Remembrance beginning at […]




Flag Lowering for Victims in San Jose

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on May 26, 2021, in San Jose, California, President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on May 30, 2021. In concurrence with the President’s order, Governor Carney has ordered […]