why are flags flying half mast?

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Answered: Why are flags at half mast today in kansas?

In honor of State Rep. Ed Bideau, who just died.

Answered: Who can order a flag at half mast?

The President, the Governor or the Mayor in the District of Columbia

Answered: Did congress or the President order the flag to fly at half-staff for 30

Dean, The flag is flown at half mast for all federal officers, as well as military leaders. I believe congress passed that, but don't remember when. It has been a long time though. I'm in my 50's and can't remember a time when we didn't do that.

Answered: Where can I get a value of a WWII 1941-1942 authentic korean flag?

Oh hi, I googled it for you and I found a site about WWII collectibles that has a list of links and maybe you could see if one of them is about flags? http://www.everythingworldwar2.com/world_war_2_collectibles/world_war_2_momorabilia.html

Answered: Flags half Staff

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has ordered that flags at the Statehouse and across the state be lowered to half-staff to mark the death of former Indiana Chief Justice Richard Givan. Givan, who spent 26 years on the state's highest court, died Tuesday at age 88. He joined the Supreme Court in 1968 and ...
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Why was Colombia's flag at half-mast?

Couldn't find any national days but maybe this event is a good reason. http://vivirlatino.com/2007/01/17/sad-update-on-conjoined-twins-from-colombia.php

What justifies flying a flag at half staff?

Death of a president, vice president, supreme court justice, senator, or member of congress, is sufficient reason to fly the flag at half staff. The president can issue the order stating how long. A governor can order flags should be at half staff to honor state leaders. http://www.gettysburgflag ...

Why are flags at half mast on 12 11 10?

The rope lines got stuck and no one could take the flags all the way up.

Flag

The Union Flag ( Jack, only if flown by a ship) is part of literally hundreds of flags. These range from countries and military branches to companies that were approved by the British Govt. The closest to your description is the flag of Hawaii ( but with red stripes also). It would help narrow it ...