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: What is one half of 19.25 inches

Look at the question again OronD. 19.25 not 9.25

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: Who can order a flag at half mast?

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

Answered: Why is flag flown half staff?

Flags are flown at half staff to commemorate the dead, for example on Memorial Day.
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Military flag order to fly

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Is it legal; to fly a confederate flag in calif

Legal, certainly, but it might not demonstrate the best judgement.

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

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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 ...