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Half-Staff Maine State Flags – Honoring Jessica Wing

Friday, September 7th, 2012

American Flags and Maine Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, September 8th in the City of Augusta, ME in honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Jessica Wing.

According to the office of the governor:
Staff Sergeant Wing died on August 28, 2012 at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Staff Sergeant Wing was a UH-60 Blackhawk Crew Chief assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, of the 126th Aviation Regiment.
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Half-Staff American Flags – Honoring Aurora, CO Victims

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

American Flags to fly at half-staff throughout the country Friday, July 20th through Wednesday, July 25th out of respect for the victims of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

According to the Office of the President:
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on July 20, 2012, in Aurora, Colorado, 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, July 25, 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.

Half-Staff Maryland Flags – Honoring Congressman Donald Payne

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

American Flags and Maryland Flags to fly at half-staff beginning today, March 6th through Wednesday, March 7th, in the state of Maryland in honor of NJ Congressman Donald Payne.

Half-Staff Minnesota Flags – Interstate 35W bridge

Monday, August 1st, 2011

American Flags and Minnesota Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, August 1st in the state of Minnesota in sympathy for victims of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse four years ago in Minneapolis.  The bridge disaster killed 13 people and injured 145 more.

Half-Staff New Hampshire – Harold Frey

Friday, January 21st, 2011

American Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, Jan. 21 in the state of New Hampshire to honor firefighter Harold Frey.

http://www.boston.com/news/local/new_hampshire/articles/2011/01/21/nh_gov_lowers_flags_to_honor_firefighter/