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Flags to be lowered Sunday for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day

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 […]




Flag lowering for Patriot Day

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




Flags lowered for passing of Sen. McCain

Senator John McCain proudly served his country as a Navy aviator during the Vietnam War and as a statesman representing the State of Arizona in the U.S. House and Senate for over thirty years. In remembrance of the life and service of Senator McCain, Governor Carney has ordered the U.S. and Delaware flags to half […]




Governor Carney Requests Flag Lowering for Peace Officers Memorial Day

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 […]




Governor Carney Orders Flag Lowering for Fallen Delaware State Police Officer

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 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Flag Status"

Flags to be lowered Sunday for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day

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 […]




Flag lowering for Patriot Day

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




Flags lowered for passing of Sen. McCain

Senator John McCain proudly served his country as a Navy aviator during the Vietnam War and as a statesman representing the State of Arizona in the U.S. House and Senate for over thirty years. In remembrance of the life and service of Senator McCain, Governor Carney has ordered the U.S. and Delaware flags to half […]




Governor Carney Requests Flag Lowering for Peace Officers Memorial Day

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 […]




Governor Carney Orders Flag Lowering for Fallen Delaware State Police Officer

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 […]