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Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Leroy Hassell, Sr

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

American Flags and Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff starting today, February 10, 2011 in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and memory of Former Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr.  Flags will remain at half-staff until his burial.

Half-Staff New York Flags – Aaron M. Swanson

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

American Flags and New York State Flags to fly at half-staff February 10 in the state of New York to honor Lance Corporal Aaron M. Swanson.

Annin Flag Repairs National 9/11 Flag

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Annin Flag is handling the delicate job of repairing the National 9/11 Flag that is currently on a national tour.  Read more:

http://blog.nj.com/njv_mark_diionno/2011/02/september_11_flag_is_being_rep.html

Half-Staff Iowa Flags – Shawn Muhr

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Flags were flown at half-staff in Iowa today, Sunday, Feb. 6th in honor of Army Specialist Shawn Muhr.

Half-Staff Washington Flags – Jayme Biendl II

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Gov. Chris Gregoire has directed that Washington State and United States flags at state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Tuesday, February 8, 2011, in memory of Washington State Dept. of Corrections Officer Jayme Biendl, who was killed January 29 at the Monroe Correctional Complex.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business Tuesday, or first thing Wednesday morning, February 9. 

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition. 

A memorial service for Officer Biendl is scheduled for Tuesday, February 8.

Pittsfield, MA to design new City Flag

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

The city of Pittsfield, MA has opened a contest to design an official flag for the city.  The flag design contest is open to anyone and designs must be submitted by March 1st.

Half-Staff Washington Flags – Jayme Biendl

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

American Flags and Washington State Flags to fly at half-staff on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, in Washington in memory of Washington State Department of Corrections Officer Jayme Biendl.

Half-Staff Delaware Flags – Tina Fallon

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

American Flags and Delaware State Flags to fly at half-staff beginning Tuesday, February 1, 2011, in Delaware to honor former State Representative Tina Fallon.