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Half-Staff Maryland Flags – Honoring Charles Licato

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Maryland Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, September 12th in honor of Corporal Charles B. Licato.

According to the office of the governor:
Corporal Charles B. Licato was a 14 year veteran of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office who died September 6, 2012 in the line of duty.

Half-Staff American Flags – Honoring John Christopher Stevens

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

American Flags to fly at half-staff throughout the United States Wednesday, September 12th through Sunday, September 16th in honor of the victims of the attack in Benghazi, Libya; including US Ambassador John Christopher Stevens.

According to the Office of the President:
As a mark of respect for the memory of John Christopher Stevens, United States Ambassador to Libya, and American personnel killed in the senseless attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, September 16, 2012. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.