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Half-Staff Maryland Flags – Honoring Mark Mayo

American Flags and Maryland Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, April 25th in honor of US Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo. MA2 Mayo was killed when he was shot by a civilian trying to enter a restricted area on the USS Mahan in Norfolk. Reports say Mayo witnessed a struggle between the civilian and the Petty Officer of the Watch and later shielded her from gunfire with his own body while trying to protect her. MA2 Mayo will be posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his heroism.
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