According to the VA, flags are flown at half-staff (or half-mast, in naval terms) when the ‘whole nation is at mourning.’. Sometimes, individual states and cities will decide to honor a local or regional loss with a half-staff flag.
Why are flags at half mast in Texas March 2022?
Flag order continues through sunset on Sunday, March 27, 2022 CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation – in accordance with a presidential proclamation – ordering that all United States and West Virginia flags on all state-owned facilities be displayed at half-staff, beginning IMMEDIATELY and continuing through sunset on Sunday, March 27, 2022, in honor of the life and legacy of former U.S.
Why are the flags at half mast today July 11th 2022?
In accordance with a proclamation issued by the President, Governor Jay Inslee of Washington has issued an order mandating that all flags, including those of Washington State and the United States, be lowered to half-staff immediately at all state agencies, including schools and support buildings.