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WILMINGTON, Del. – On Peace Officers Memorial Day, Monday, May 15, the State of Delaware pays tribute to the local, state, and Federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. In accordance with federal law, Governor Carney requests that the Delaware and United States flags be lowered […]
WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney this evening ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen J. Ballard. Corporal Ballard was killed this afternoon valiantly protecting the community and fellow Delawareans in the line of duty. Governor Carney issued the following statement on […]
Date Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Categories: Flag Status Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Kent County New Castle County Office of Management and Budget Office of the Governor Sussex County
On Sunday, Delaware will lay to rest fallen firefighter Tim McClanahan. Mr. McClanahan passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016, following a Delaware Air Rescue Team training accident. He was a graduate of Cape Henlopen High School, was a past member of Milton and Rehoboth Beach Fire Departments, and a current member of the Lewes […]
Date Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016
Categories: Office of Management and Budget
President Obama Sunday ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff “as a mark of respect for the victims of the act of hatred and terror perpetrated on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Orlando, Florida.” In concurrence with the President’s order and as an expression of Delaware’s sympathy […]
With the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan on Sunday, March 6, 2016, Governor Markell has ordered American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning immediately as a mark of respect for the memory of Mrs. Reagan. The lowering of the flags also marks the passing of Former Delaware Supreme Court Justice Henry Ridgely Horsey on March 3, 2016.
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