Flag Status Archive

   

  

  • December 30, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States of America and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flags lowered to half-staff on Friday, December 30, 2011 in honor of Firefighter James Rice of the Peabody Fire Department who died in the line of duty on Friday, December 23, 2011.

  • December 30, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American and Oklahoma flags on State property to be lowered to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, December 30, 2011 in honor of former Langston President Ernest L. Holloway, who died on Saturday, December 24, 2011, at the age of 81.

  • December 29, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 29, 2011 in honor of U.S. Park Police Sergeant Michael Boehm who died in the line of duty on December 16, 2011.

  • December 27, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States and State flags displayed at all State facilities lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in honor of State West Virginia National Guardsman Lieutenant Colonel Michael “Mike” Lakin of Charleston, West Virginia. Lakin, died while performing stunt aerial maneuvers during a recertification skills test in Ohio on December 22, 2011.

  • December 27, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has ordered the flags atop State Buildings be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in honor of Aiken Master Public Safety Officer Scott Richardson who died in the line of duty.

  • December 22, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags lowered to half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 22, 2011 in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Lucas Sigfrid who died on Monday, December 12, 2011 in Fort Lewis, Washington while participating in helicopter training.

  • December 22, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has directed that flags be lowered to half-staff from Thursday, December 22, 2011 until sunset on Friday, December 23, 2011 in honor of United Sergeant Army Sergeant George Schena, an active duty soldier and veteran of Iraq who recently died in a car accident.

  • December 19, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all Pennsylvania State flags in the Capitol Complex and at facilities in Washington County lowered to half-staff immediately, December 19, 2011 until sunset, December 23, 2011 in honor of East Washington Police Officer John “David” Dryer who died in the line of duty on December 18, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • December 17, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 17, 2011 in memory of United States Army Specialist Ryan M. Lumley. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia may be flown at all buildings and grounds in the County of New Kent in memory of Specialist Lumley.
  • December 17, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has directed that flags at the State House be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, December 17, 2011 in honor of State Representative Sean Cox who passed away last weekend.

  • December 15, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 15, 2011 in honor of Atchison Police Sergeant David Enzbrenner who died in the line of duty on December 9, 2011.

  • December 15, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 15, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Class Johnathan B. McCain who died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan on November 13, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • December 15, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and Massachusetts State flag lowered to half-staff on all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 15, 2011 in honor of Firefighter Jon D. Davis Senior of the Worcester Fire Department who died in the line of duty on Thursday, December 8, 2011.

  • December 14, 2011 - North Carolina Governor Perdue has ordered flags on state facilities in Alamance County to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 in tribute to former Representative Cary Allred of Burlington.

  • December 13, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags throughout the State of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in honor of former United States Representative Howard Wolpe who passed away on October 25, 2011.

  • December 12, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags throughout the State of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Monday, December 12, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Staff Sergeant Vincent J. Bell who died on November 30, 2011 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • December 9, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered United States flags throughout the State of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Friday, December 9, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Jackie Lee Diener II of Boyne City who died on November 21, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • December 7, 2011 - All flags throughout the United States of America should be flown at half-staff in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. 

  • December 5, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, December 5, 2011 in honor of Correctional Officer Buddy R. Herron.

  • December 2, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff on Friday, December 2, 2011 from 8:00am until 5:00pm in honor of United States Marine Corporal Zachary C. Reiff, formerly of Preston, Iowa who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan on November 18, 2011. 

  • November 30, 2011 - Wyoming Governor Mead has ordered the State of Wyoming flag lowered to half-staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Campbell County from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 in honor of former State Senator Lawrence “Larry” Gilbertz who passed away on November 26, 2011. Mr. Gilbertz served as the State Senator for District 23 from 1993 to 1998.

  • November 30, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, November 30, 2011 until sunset on Friday, December 2, 2011 in honor of United States PFC Adam E. Dobereiner of Moline, Illinois.November 29, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier, Private Jackie L. Diener II who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on November 21, 2011.

  • November 29, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American and Oklahoma flags on State property to be flown at half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in honor of former Oklahoma County District Attorney Robert H. Macy who died on Friday, November 18, 2011, at the age of 81.

  • November 26, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered flags in the State of Kansas to be flown at half-staff on Saturday, November 26, 2011 in honor of United States Army Spc. James Burnett Jr. who died on November 16, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • November 21, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American flags and Oklahoma State flags lowered to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Monday, November 21, 2011 in honor of former Oklahoma State Senator Olin Branstetter and his wife, Paula, Oklahoma State University women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke, and assistant women’s basketball coach Miranda Serna who died in a plane crash in Perry County, Arkansas on Thursday, November 17, 2011.

  • November 19, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has ordered flags to half-staff on Saturday, November 19, 2011 in honor of Congressman Perkins Bass who passed away last month. November 17, 2011 - Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered state flags lowered to half-staff on Thursday, November 17, 2011 in honor of former State Representative Phillip Guy. Guy was elected in 1972 to the Alaska House and served until 1980.

  • November 19, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown on property in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Saturday, November 19, 2011 in honor of John Conway Harrison, former Justice of the Montana Supreme Court who died on November 11, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • November 16, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in honor of Major General (Retired) John James “Jim” Womack, former Adjutant General of the State of Montana who died on November 11, 2011.

  • November 16, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum Soldier Private First Class Theodore B. Rushing who died on November 11, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • November 16, 2011 - New Jersey acting Governor, Kim Guadagno has ordered the flag of the United States of America and flag of New Jersey to be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and instrumentalities on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in honor of Assemblyman Peter J. Biondi.

  • November 15, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all State flags on State owned facilities lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 in honor of Betty Head Baker, a Thomas native. In 1965, Baker was appointed to the seat of her late husband, Donald J. Baker Sr. in the Senate of West Virginia as a representative of the Sixteenth District and was elected to that seat in 1966, becoming the first female elected to the Senate of West Virginia.

  • November 12, 2011 - Wyoming Govenror Mead has ordered the United States flag and Wyoming State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Saturday, November 12, 2011 until sunset on Monday, November 14, 2011 in honor of former Wyoming Attorney General and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, James Barrett who died on November 7, 2011.

  • November 12, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise Saturday, November 12, 2011 until sunset on Monday, November 14, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Nickolas Daniels of Elmwood Park, Illinois.
  • November 11, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordred that the United States and Arkansas State flags be lowered to half-staff on Friday, November 11, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Sarina N. Butcher who died in Patkia Province, Afghanistan.
  • November 10, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, November 10, 2011 in memory of United States Army Lieutenant Col. David E. Cabrera of Olney, Maryland who died on October 29, 2011 in Kabul province, Afghanistan.
  • November 10, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American and Oklahoma flags on State property be lowered to half-staff from 5:00pm on Thursday, November 10, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, November 14, 2011 in honor of the following Oklahoma soldiers who died on November 1, 2011 in Afghanistan: Private First Class Sarina N. Butcher and Specialist Christopher D. Gailey.
  • November 10, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered all flags at State office buildings lowered to half-staff on Thursday, November 10, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sergeant James M. Darrough of Austin, Texas who died on October 29, 2011 in Kabul province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 10, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of American and the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, November 10, 2011 in honor of United States Army First Sergeant Billy Joe Siercks. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at all buildings and grounds in the County of Prince William in honor of First Sergeant Siercks.
  •  November 10, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has ordered the flag of the United States of America and the state of New Jersey flag lowered to half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and instrumentalities on Thursday, November 10, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant John A. Lyons who died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.
  • November 8, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Staff Sergeant Ari R. Cullers who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on October 30, 2011.
  • November 4, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered United States flags throughout the State of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Friday, November 4, 2011 in honor of United States Naval Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator (Seal) Heath M. Robinson who was among the 30 service members who died on August 6, 2011 when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan’s Wardak province.
  • November 4, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered the Arkansas flags at the State Capitol to be flown at half-staff immediately, Friday, November 4, 2011 until sunset on Sunday, November 6, 2011 in honor of Specialist Sarina N. Butcher. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 4, 2011 - Wyoming Governor Mead has ordered the United States flag and Wyoming State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 4, 2011 in honor of former Chief Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court Walter Urbigkit who passed away on October 31, 2011.
  • November 4, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 4, 2011 in honor of Glendale Police Officer Brad Jones who died in the line of duty. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 3, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, November 3, 2011 in honor of Montana Army National Guard Specialist Liam McWilliams who died on October 27, 2011.
  • November 2, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all West Virginia State flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 in honor of former West Virginia State President Lloyd G. Jackson Sr. who died on October 29, 2011.
  • November 1, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flag and Connecticut State flag throughout the State of Connecticut lowered to half-staff immediately, November 1, 2011 until sunset on November 10, 2011 in honor of New London, CT resident Sergeant Ari Cullers who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan this past Sunday by a rocket propelled grenade while he was repairing a bulldozer. Flags will remain at half-staff until burial.
  • October 31, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, October 31, 2011 in honor of Fort Knox soldier Defense Spc. Michael D. Elm of Phoenix, Arizona who died on October 14, 2011 in Khowst, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.I
  • October 31, 2011 - llinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, October 31, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean of Pekin, Illinois.
  • October 29, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in honor of Staff Sergeant Robert B. Cowdrey who died on October 13, 2011 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.
  • October 29, 2011 - Vermont Governor Shumlin has ordered all flags throughout the State of Vermont lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in honor of Former Congressman Richard Walker Mallary who died on September 27, 2011. A commemorative celebration will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the Vermont State House in Montpelier.
  • October 28, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has ordered the United States flag and New Jersey State flag lowered to half-staff at all State departments, offices, agenices, and instrumentalities on Friday, October 28, 2011 in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Jorge M. Oliveira who died in Paktika province, Afghanistan.
  • October 28, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags lowered to half-staff at the Capitol Complex on Friday, October 28, 2011 in honor of two World War II airmen whose remains were recently returned to the United States. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Thomas Digman, Jr. of Pittsburgh and Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Karaso of Philadelphia died in April 1944 when their plane went down during an Allied Bombing raid over Germany. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 25, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 in honor of Montana Air National Guard Master Sergeant Dorrie Hagan who died on October 18, 2011.
  • October 24, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed the United States flag and Washington State flag lowered to half-staff, immediately, October 24, 2011 until Monday morning, November 7, 2011 at all Washington State agency facilities in memory of Washington State Senator Scott White who passed away last week.
  • October 22, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Cameron County to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday, October 22, 2011 in honor of Air Force Major Thomas E. Clark of Emporium who was shot down over Vietnam in February 1969. He was missing 42 years until his remains were recently identified and will be returned home for burial on October 22, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 21, 2011 - Delaware Governor Markell has ordered all United States flags and Delaware State flags lowered to half-staff at the close of business today, Friday, October 21, 2011 until the morning of Monday, October 24, 2011 in honor of former State Senator Lee Littleton.
  • October 21, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered all United States flags throughout the State of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 21, 2011 in honor of Walker Police Officer Trevor Slot who died on October 13, 2011 in the line of duty on I-96 while attempting to deploy stop sticks to end a car chase following a bank robbery.
  • October 20, 2011 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State flag lowered to half-staff on Thursday, October 20, 2011 in honor of former Ketchikan Representative Carroll Fader who died in Sitka this past Friday, he was 88. Fader served as a mayor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough from 1975 through 1984 and served briefly in the Alaska State House in 1992.
  • October 20, 2011 -  Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered all United States flags throughout the State of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, October 20, 2011 in honor of United States Army Captain Drew Russell of Scotts who died on October 8, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • October 19, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Specialist Jeremiah T. Sancho who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on October 13, 2011.
  • October 19, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed the United States flags and Washington State flag to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Nathan L. Wyrick, of Enumclaw who died on October 10, 2011 in Afghanistan. All flags should be returned to full-staff on sunset on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 or first thing Thursday morning, October 20, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 19, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has ordered the flag of the United States of America and the flag of New Jersey lowered to half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies and instrumentalities on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in memory of Police officer Joseph S. Wargo, Jr. who died in the line of duty.
  • October 18, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Major Daniel Alan Owens of Salem, West Virginia who enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1973. Sergeant Major Owens died unexpectedly on October 14, 2011 while on active duty at Camp Dawson in West Virginia.
  • October 17, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, October 17, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Sergeant Nathan L. Wyrick who died on October 10, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • October 16, 2011 - President Obama has ordered the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff on all Federal office buildings on Sunday, October 16, 2011 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. All Americans are encouraged to join in this tribute
  • October 14, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered all United States flags throughout the state of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 14, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Staff Sergeant Nicholas A. Sprovtsoff who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan on September 28, 2011.
  • October 14, 2011 - New Mexico Governor Martinez has ordered all flags in the State of New Mexico to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, October 14, 2011 in honor of Representative Thomas P. Foy Sr. who passed away last week at the age of 96. Foy served as New Mexico’s Sixth Judicial District Attorney from 1949 to 1956 and represented Grant and Hidalgo counties in the New Mexico House of Representatives for 14 terms before retiring in 1998.
  • October 13, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all Pennsylvania State flags lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Westmoreland County immediately, October 13, 2011 in honor of Patrolman Derek Kotecki who died in the line of duty on October 12, 2011. Flags shall remain at half-staff until interment.
  • October 10, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed flags at all Washington State agency facilities to half-staff immediately, Monday, October 10, 2011 until further notice in honor of former Governor Albert D. Roselinni who passed away earlier today at the age of 101. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 10, 2011 - New Mexico Governor Martinez has ordered that all flags be flown at half-staff from Monday, October 10, 2011 until sunset on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Sergeant Christopher Diaz who died in Afghanistan on September 27, 2011.
  • October 7, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff on Friday, October 7, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private Danny Chen of New York, City who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2011.
  • October 6, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American flags and Oklahoma State flags lowered to half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Thursday, October 6, 2011 in honor of Specialist Francisco J. Briseno-Alvarez Jr. who died on September 25, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • October 6, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flags to half-staff from sunrise, Thursday, October 6, 2011 until sunset on Saturday, October 8, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Major Jeffrey Bland of Galesburg, Illinois.
  • October 5, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Michael Vukovich of Crystal Lake, Illinois.
  • October 5, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier First Sergeant Billy J. Siercks who died on September 28, 2011 in Logar, Afghanistan from injuries sustained on September 27, 2011 when insurgents attacked his unit.
  • October 4, 2011 - Wyoming Governor Mead has ordered the State of Wyoming flag to be flown at half-staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Carbon County from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 in honor of State Senator Robert “Bob” Grieve. Mr. Grieve served as a Carbon County Commissioner for many years, and then as Wyoming State Senator for three terms, serving as the President of the Senate during his final term.
  • October 1, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the flag of the United States of America and flag of the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, October 1, 2011 in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Garrick L. Eppinger Jr. who died in Afghanistan.
  • October 1, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise Saturday, October 1, 2011 until sunset on Monday, October 3, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Captain Thomas J. Heitmann of Mendota, Illinois.
  • September 30, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, September 30, 2011 in honor of United States Army Master Sergeant Danial Adams who died on September 13, 2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan.
  • September 30, 2011 - Michigan Lt. Governor Calley has ordered United States flags throughout the State of Michigan lowered to half-staff in honor of United States Army Specialist Chazray C. Clark on Friday, September 30, 2011.
  • September 27, 2011 - Vermont Governor Shumlin has ordered all flags in the State of Vermont lowered to half-staff from sunrise Tuesday, September 27, 2011 until sunset on Friday, September 30, 2011 in honor of Vermont Air National Guard Master Sergeant Shawn Stocker of West Rutland who died on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 while on active duty for flood relief.
  • September 26, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, September 26, 2011, the day family and friends of Colonel Ralph Dayton Albertazzie will gather in Morgantown, West Virginia in his memory. He served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, flying 17 combat missions and 75 combat support missions in Vietnam. Albertazzie also served as Commander of Air Force One under President Nixon until 1974 and also as West Virginia Commissioner of Commerce.
  • September 26, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flags and Illinois State flags lowered to half-staff immediately, September 26, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Timothy Sayne of Effingham, Illinois.
  • September 26, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American flags and Oklahoma flags lowered to half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Monday, September 26, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Mycal L. Prince who died on September 15, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • September 24, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania flags lowered to half-staff at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Northampton County on until sunset on Saturday, September 24, 2011 in honor of Air Force Major Bruce Lawrence who was shot down over Vietnam in 1968. Missing for 43 years, he was recently identified and will return home for burial on September 24, 2011. All Pennsylvanians are authorized to join in this tribute.
  • September 23, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, September 23, 2011 in honor of Specialist Christopher D. Horton who died on September 9, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • September 23, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from Friday, September 23, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, September 26, 2011 in honor of volunteer firefighter Michael Collins who died on September 18, 2011 while directing traffic around a car accident and Iowa State Trooper Mark Toney who died on September 20, 2011 in a single-vehicle car accident near Indianola, Iowa. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • September 20, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags to be flown at half-staff on state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in honor of the following Fort Drum soldiers who died on September 8, 2011: United States Army Specialist Koran P. Contreras and 1st Class Douglas J. Jeffries, Jr. who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • September 19, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American and Oklahoma State flags lowered to half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Monday, September 19, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Bret D. Isenhower, an Oklahoma soldier who died on September 9, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • September 19, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the flag of the United States and flag of the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, September 19, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Chester G. Stoda who died in Afghanistan.
  • September 16, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 16, 2011 in honor of East Concord sailor, Commander James K. Crawford who died in a non-combat related incident in Manama, Bahrain.
  • September 16, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on state property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, September 16, 2011 in honor of Private First Class Tony J. Potter who died on September 9, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • September 15, 2011 - Wyoming Governor Mead has directed hat flags be flown at half-staff immediately, September 15, 2011 until sunrise on September 23, 2011 in honor of Senator Malcolm Wallop who died on September 14, 2011.
  • September 14, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Specialist Kevin Shumaker who died in a stateside hospital of a non-combat related illness on August 31, 2011.
  • September 14, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier, Specialist Christopher J. Scott of Tyrone, New York who died on September 3, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • September 13, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Christopher J. Scott of Tyrone who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on September 3, 2011.
  • September 13, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Douglas J. Green. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all buildings and grounds in the County of Loudoun and the County of Arlington in memory of United States Army Specialist Douglas J. Green.
  • September 11, 2011 - Patriot Day, all flags throughout the United States are to be flown at half-staff. Click here to view the Presidential Proclamation.
  • September 9, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the American and Commonwealth Flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, September 9, in honor of Petty Officer Kreon Rado of Wakefield, Massachusetts who died in Virginia.
  • September 9, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all United States of America flags and Oklahoma State flags lowered to half-staff on State property from 5:00pm on Friday, September 9, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, September 12, 2011 in honor of the September 11, 2001 attacks on America.
  • September 9, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has ordered all flags in the State of Washington lowered to half-staff from Friday afternoon, September 9, 2011 until the morning of September 12, 2011 in honor of the victims of September 11, 2001 attacks.
  • September 9, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has ordered the flag of the United States of America and State of New Jersey to half-staff throughout the State of New Jersey from Friday, September 9, 2011 until sunset on Sunday, September 11, 2011 in recognition and mourning of all those lost in the September 11th attacks.
  • September 9, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff from 5:00pm on Friday, September 9, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, September 12, 2011 in honor of Iowa service members who lost their lives while on active duty since September 11, 2001.
  • September 9, 2011 - Delaware Governor Jack Markell has ordered the United States flags and Delaware State flags lowered to half-staff at the close of business on Friday, September 9, 2011 until the morning on September 12, 2011 in remembrance of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
  • September 3, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Saturday, September 3, 2011 until sunset on Monday, September 5, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Andrew R. Tobin of Jacksonville, Illinois.
  • September 2, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 2, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Private First Class Jesse W. Dietrich who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 25, 2011.
  • September 2, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, September 2, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Barun Rai of Silver Spring, Maryland who died on August 3, 2011 in Logar province, Afghanistan.
  • September 2, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered all flags in the State of Kansas to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 2, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Alexander Bennett who died on August 6, 2011 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
  • September 1, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has ordered flags to half-staff on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in honor of New Hampshire National Guard Maj. James Dennehy of Salisbury.
  • September 1, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in memory of United States Army Sergeant Jameel T. Freeman of Baltimore, Maryland who died on August 11, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • September 1, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Sergeant Andrew R. Tobin who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 24, 2011.
  • August 31, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army First Lieutenant Timothy J. Steele who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 23, 2011.
  • August 29, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags throughout the State of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Monday, August 29, 2011 in memory of United States Army Corporal Joseph A. VanDreumel who died on August 14, 2011 in the Paktika provice of Afghanistan.
  • August 27, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, August 27, 2011 on all state and federal buildings in honor of Sergeant Matthew Allen Harmon who died on August 14, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 26, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, August 26, 2011 in honor of Specialist Joshua M. Seals, an Oklahoma soldier who died on August 16, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 26, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States of America flag and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Friday, August 26, 2011 in honor of Chief Petty Officer (Seal) Kevin Houston of Hyannisport who died in Afghanistan on August 6, 2011.
  • August 26, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, August 26, 2011 in honor of Second Lieutenant Joe L. Cunningham, an Oklahoma soldier who died on August 13, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 25, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Thursday, August 25, 2011 in honor of First Lieutenant Damon T. Leehan, an Oklahoma soldier who died on August 14, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 25, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff over the State Capitol building from sunrise on Thursday, August 25, 2011 until sunset on Friday, August 26, 2011 in memory of Naval Special Warfare Service Members killed in the Afghanistan helicopter tragedy on August 6, 2011. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be lowered to half-staff at all buildings and grounds in the City of Virginia Beach and the County of Arlington in respect and memory of the Naval Special Warfare Service Members killed from sunrise Thursday, August 25, 2011 until sunset on Friday, August 26, 2011 (provided the flags are properly illuminated, and if there is no illumination, flags should remain at half-staff from sunrise to sunset each day).
  • August 24, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private 1st Class Douglas L. Cordo of Kingston, NY who died in Zabul, Afghanistan on August 19, 2011.
  • August 23, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 in memory of Former Maryland Delegate Kenneth L. Webster who died on August 13, 2011. Delegate Webster served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1970 to 1978.
  • August 23, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania State flags lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in York County on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 in honor of United States Air Force Tech Sergeant Daniel Zerbe who died on August 6, 2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • August 23, 2011 -Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 in memory of United States Army Ranger Sergeant Alessandro L. Plutino. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be lowered to half-staff on all buildings and grounds in the County of Prince William in memory of United States Army Ranger Plutino.
  • August 22, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered the United States flag and Minnesota State flag lowered to half-staff at all state and federal buildings from sunrise to sunset on Monday, August 22, 2011 in honor of Chief Special Warfare Operator John Weston Faas who died on August 6, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 21, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags lowered to half-staff from dawn to dusk at State facilities on Sunday, August 21, 2011 the day of services for Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Heath Null, a Washington, West Virginia native who died in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
  • August 20, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags lowered to half-staff at State facilities from dawn to dusk on Saturday, August 20, 2011 in honor of Corporal James Samuel Murray, a Shinnston, West Virginia native who died on April 22, 1951 and was identified by DNA testing in December 2010. Corporal Murray served in both World War II and the Korean War.
  • August 20, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag lowered to half-staff at all State buildings on Saturday, August 20, 2011 from sunrise to sunset in honor of Specialist Nicholas P. Bernier who died on June 25, 2011, in Landstuhl, Germany of injuries sustained on June 22, 2011 in Logar Province, Afghanistan.
  • August 20, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, August 20, 2011 in honor of Navy Hospitalman Ryley Gallinger-Long who died on August 11, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
  • Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American Flags and Oklahoma State flags lowered to half-staff on State propery from 5:00pm on Friday, August 19, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, August 22, 2011 in honor of Specialist Jordan M. Morris, and Oklahoma soldier who died on August 11, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 19, 2011 - New Jersey Governor has ordered the State of New Jersey flag to be flown at half-staff on Friday, August 19, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Nicholas S. Ott.
  • August 19, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has ordered flags to half-staff on Friday, August 19, 2011 in honor of Lancaster County Fire Chief Dennis J. Cauthen who died after responding to a house fire on Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
  • August 19, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise to sunset on Friday, August 19, 2011 in honor of Special Operator Second Class Nicholas Patrick Spehar.
  • August 19, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered flags in the State of Kansas to be flown at half-staff on Friday, August 19, 2011 in honor of Chief Warrand Officer 2 Bryan Nichols who died on August 6, 2011 while serving the United States Army in Afghanistan.
  • August 19, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, August 19, 2011 in honor of Petty Officer Jon T. Tumilson, formerly of Rockford, Iowa who died on August 6, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 19, 2011 - Vermont Governor Shumlin has ordered flags lowered to half-staff at all state and public facilities in the State of Vermont from Friday, August 19, 2011 until Monday, August 22, 2011 in honor of Chief Petty Officer Brian Bill of Stamford, CT who died on Saturday August 6, 2011 in Afghanistan. Chief Petty Officer Bill attended Norwich University.
  • August 19, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Friday, August 19, 2011 in honor of United States Army Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carder who died on August 6, 2011 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
  • August 18, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Philadelphia County from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, August 18, 2011 in honor of United States Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Strange who was among 30 Seals, sailors, soldiers, and airmen who died on August 6, 2011 in Afghanistan. All Pennsylvanians are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • August 18, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered flags in the State of Kansas to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, August 18, 2011 in honor of SPC Spencer Duncan of Olathe, Kansas who died on August 7, 2011 while serving the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.
  • August 17, 2011 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all state and government offices statewide to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in honor of Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (Seal) Matthew D. Mason who died serving his country in Afghanistan. The Governor has also ordered all flags at all State and government offices to be flown at half-staff in Clay County only, from Wednesday, August 17, 2011 until sunset on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 in memory of Chief Petty Officer Matthew D. Mason.
  • August 17, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in honor of Col. Charles P. Murray Jr., a World War 2 Veteran and Medal of Honor recipient who passed away on August 12, 2011 at age 89.
  • August 17, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in honor of the following five Fort Drum soldiers who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 11, 2011: Army Sergeant Edward J. Frank II of Yonkers, New York; Army Private 1ST Class Rueben J. Lopez of Williams California; Army Specialist Jameel T. Freeman of Baltimore, Maryland; Army Specialist Patrick L. Lay II of Fletcher, North Carolina, and Army Specialist Jordan M. Morris of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
  • August 16, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered that the United States flag and Arkansas State flag lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 in honor of Air Force Tech Sergeant John W. Brown of Siloam Springs and Navy Master Chief Tommy Ratzlaff of Green Forest.
  • August 16, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has ordered the United States flag and Washington State flag lowered to half-staff at all Washington State agency facilities lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Alexander J. Bennett of Tacoma who died with 29 service members on August 6, 2011 in Afghanistan of wounds suffered when their helicopter crashed. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • August 15, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia immediately, Tuesday, August 15, 2011 until sunset on Monday, August 22, 2011 in respect and memory of the brave servicemen who died in the August 6, 2011 Afghanistan helicopter tragedy. Flags shall be flown at night provided that the flags are properly illuminated during the hours of darkness. Where no appropriate night illumination exists, the flag shall remain at half-staff only from sunrise to sunset each day.
  • August 15, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the Untied States of America flag and Connecticut State flag lowered to half-staff throughout Connecticut, immediately August 15, 2011 until Saturday, August 27, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Edward J. Frank II, of Hartford, CT who died in Nalgham, Afghanistan. Flags will remain at half-staff until Sgt. Frank’s memorial burial.
  • August 16, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American and Oklahoma flags on State property lowered to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Anthony D.M. Peterson who died on August 4, 2011 supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
  • August 15, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American and Oklahoma flags on State property lowered to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Monday, August 15, 2011 in honor of Staff Sergeant Kirk A. Owen who died on August 2, 2011 supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
  • August 13, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered all flags in the State of Kansas lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 13, 2011 in honor of Pfc. Cody G. Baker of Holton, Kansas who died on August 3, 2011 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
  • August 12, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all Pennsylvania flags lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Northampton County immediately, August 12, 2011 until Tuesday, August 16, 2011 in honor of Freemansburg Borough Police Officer Robert A. Lasso who died in the line of duty on August 11, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • August 12, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American flags and Oklahoma State flags lowered to half-staff on State property on from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, August 12, 2011 in honor of State Representative Howard Cotner who died on Monday, August 8, 2011.
  • August 12, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, August 12, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Specialist Mark J. Downer who died when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • August 11, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, August 11, 2011 in honor of Pfc. William F. Stehlin of Dayton, Ky who went missing on November 20, 1944 near Süggerath during World War 2. In 2009 a German Citizen digging in a wooded area near Süggerath discovered the remains of two military individuals who recently were identified as a Pfc. Edward L. O’Toole and Pfc. William F. Stehlin. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • August 11, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on state property on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from 8:00am until 5:00pm in honor of Second Lieutenant Jered W. Ewy , an Oklahoma soldier who died on July 29, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • August 10, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flags and Connecticut State flags throughout Connecticut lowered to half-staff immediately, August 10, 2011 until further notice in honor of Chief Petty Officer Brian Bill who died in Afghanistan last week.
  • August 10, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has directed that all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags be lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Bucks County on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Elwell of Northampton Township. Sgt. First Class Elwell died on July 17, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • August 9, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all American and Oklahoma flags on state property lowered to half-staff from 8:00 am until 5:00pm on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 in honor of Specialist Augustus J. Vicari who died on July 29, 2011 while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
  • August 8, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately, Monday, August 8, 2011 until after the funeral of former Governor Hugh L. Carey.
  • August 8, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered flags at the State Capitol to be flown at half-staff beginning, Monday, August 8, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 in honor of Air Foce Tech Sergeant John W. Brown of Siloam Springs and Navy Master Chief Tommy Ratzlaff of Green Forest. All invidudals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • August 8, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff immediately, Monday, August 8, 2011 until sunset Wednesday, August 10, 2011 in honor of former Oregon Senator Mark O. Hatfield.
  • August 4, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has ordered flags atop the Statehouse to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, August 4, 2011 in honor of U.S. District Judge Matthew J. Perry.
  • August 4, 2011 - North Carolina Governor Perdue has ordered North Carolina flags at state facilities in Forsyth and Green counties to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, August 4, 2011 in honor of the life and service of the following police officers: Officer Russell M. Willingham Jr. who died in the line of duty on Saturday, Saturday, July 30, 2011 in a single vehicle crash while responding to assist another officer and Greene County Sheriff’s Deputy David Jennings Dawson III who died on Monday, August 1, 2011 in a motor vehicle accident while responding to assist another officer. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • August 2, 2011 - Wyoming Governor Mead has requested that flags be flown at half-staff immediately until Saturday, August 6, 2011 in observance of the recent death of Converse County Sheriff’s Deputy Bryan Gross who died in the line of duty while rescuing a citizen in the North Platte River on Thursday, July 28, 2011.
  • August 1, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags lowered to half-staff at the State Capitol Complex, and all state buildings and grounds in proximity to the State Capitol on Monday, August 1, 2011 in honor of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 on Wednesday, August 1, 2007.
  • July 31, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state offices and facilities in Arizona be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, July 31, 2011 in honor of Fort Apache Interagency Hotshot crewmember Deon “Dino” Classay, of Whiteriver who died on July 24, 2011 while fighting a wildfire on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation near Whiteriver. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • July 30, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, July 30, 2011 which is the day of services for Captain David Edward Van Camp, a native of Elm Grove, West Virginia who died on June 29, 2011 in Badrah, Iraq.
  • July 30, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag to be lowered to half-staff over the State Capitol building on Saturday, July 30, 2011 in memory of United States Army Sergeant Robert G. Tenney, Jr. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the City of Virginia Beach in memory of Sergeant Tennery Jr.
  • July 29, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags to half-staff on all public buildings on Friday, July 29, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Mark Cofield who died on July 17, 2011 in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • July 29, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, July 29 2011 in honor of Kentucky native and Fort Campbell soldier Sergeant Jeremy R. Summers of Mount Olivet, Kentucky who died July 14, 2011 in Paktika province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • July 29, 2011 - Maine Governor LePage has ordered the United States flag and the State of Maine flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 29, 2011 in honor of Private First Class Tyler M. Springman who died on July 17, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • July 29, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 29, 2011 in honor of West Point Cadet Jacob David Bower of Fairmont, West Virginia.
  • July 28, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in McKean County to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 28, 2011 in honor of Pennsylvania National Guard member Staff Sergeant Kenneth VanGiesen, of Kane who died on July 18, 2011 outside of Bagram, Afghanistan.
  • July 28, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 28, 2011, in honor of the Honorable Betty Roberts, whose memorial service will take place in Portland on that date. “Betty Roberts’ distinguished career as an educator, politician, lawyer and judge broke down barriers,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “Her work on issues of gender equity and access to justice changed the political, social, and legal landscape in Oregon. She was and will continue to be a role model, mentor, and inspiration to many.”
  • July 28, 2011 - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 28, in honor of Spc. Nathan Beyers, who was killed earlier this month in Iraq.
  • July 28, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag to be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, July 28, 2011, in honor of Staff Sergeant Alan L. Snyder of Blackstone, Massachusetts who died in Afghanistan on June 18, 2011.
  • July 9, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags lowered to half-staff at all state and federal buildings from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, July 9, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Sergeant Chad Frokjer who died on Thursday, June 30, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • July 9, 2011 - Maine Governor LePage has ordered the flags of the United States of America and State of Maine be flown at half-staff from dawn until dusk on Saturday, July 9, 2011 in honor of 2nd Lieutenant Robert Emerson of Norway died on April 3, 1945 when his B25 Mitchell Bomber crashed in the Philippines and who was recently identified after being exhumed in 2008 due to modern DNA testing.
  • July 9, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags at all state offices and facilities lowered to half-staff on from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, July 9, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Donald. V. Stacy of Avondale, Arizona who died on June 28, 2011 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • July 9, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has directed that flags be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, July 9, 2011, and Sunday, July 10, 2011, to honor Spc. Nicholas Bernier of East Kingston who died June 25 as a result of wounds suffered in combat in Afghanistan.
  • July 9, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the United States flags and Wisconsin State flags lowered to half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, July 9, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Michael C. Nolen.
  • July 8, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia to be lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 8, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Levi E. Nuncio. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be lowered to half-staff on all buildings and grounds in the City of Arlington, the City of Harrisonburg, and the County of Rockingham in respect and memory of United States Army Specialist Levi E. Nuncio.
  • July 8, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff starting at 5:00pm on Friday, July 8, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, July 11, 2011 in honor of United States Army Captain Matthew Nielson of Jefferson, Iowa.
  • July 8, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed the flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 8, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Private First Class James A. Waters who died on July 1, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
  • July 7, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flags and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff on state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 7, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Matthew R. Gallagher who died in Iraq on June 25, 2011.
  • July 7, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed the flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 7, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Kyle R. Schneider of Phoenix, New York who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 30, 2011.
  • July 2, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags at state offices be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, July 2, 2011 in honor Navajo Police Sergeant Darrell Curley who was shot in the line of duty on Saturday, June 25, 2011 and died on Sunday, June 26, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • July 1, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 1, 2011 in honor of Mrs. Lura Lynn Ryan, former Frist Lady of the State of Illinois.
  • July 1, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the flag of the United States of America and flag of the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff on all buildings, grounds, and military installations in the State of Wisconsin from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 1, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Tyler R. Kreinz of Beloit, Wisconsin who died in Afghanistan.
  • June 30, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has directed that all Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex be and at Commonwealth facilities in Berks County lowered to half-staff immediately, June 30, 2011 until Wednesday, June 6, 2011 in honor of Berks County Deputy Sheriff Kyle Pagerly who died in the line of duty on June 29, 2011.
  • June 29, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in honor of Fort Knox soldier Sergeant James W. Harvey II, of Toms River, New Jersey who died on June 20, 2011 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 29, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds immediately, June 29, 2011 until sunset on July 3, 2011 in respect and memory of Virginia Supreme Court Justice and United States Congressman Richard Harding Poff.
  • June 30, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has ordered flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 30, 2011 in honor of Sergeant First Class Alvin A. Boatwright, of Lodge, South Carolina who died on June 18, 2011 in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
  • June 29, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in respect and memory of United States Army Captain Michael W. Newton. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the City of Newport News in memory of Captain Newton.
  • June 28, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, June 28, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in honor of United States Army First Class Timothy John “T.J.” Hansley of Elgin, Illinois.
  • June 28, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has proclaimed June 28, 2011 as Linda Scheid Day throughout the State of Minnesota and has ordered all United States flags and State of Minnesota flag at all state and federal buildings lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Linda Scheid served as a Minnesota State Representative from 1977 to 1979, 1983 to 1991 and as a Minnesota State Senator from 1997 to 2011.
  • June 27, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings immediately, June 27, 2011 until sunset on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 in honor of Virginia State Trooper Adam M. Bowen.
  • June 27, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered United States flags throughout the State of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Monday, June 27, 2011 in honor of Private First Class Brian J. Backus of Harbor Beach who died on June 18, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • June 27, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has ordered flags on all state buildings lowered to half-staff from Monday, June 27, 2011 until sunset on June 28, 2011 in honor of Specialist Michael Cook who died in Iraq on June 6, 2011.
  • June 25, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags lowered on to half-staff on all State buildings from sunrise to susnet on Saturday, June 25, 2011 in honor of Harry Lester and Ralph William Carlson. Lieutenant Harry Lester Bedard, a native son of the State of Minnesota, was killed in action on April 3, 1945, while serving as a Bombardier Navigator in the United States Army Air Force in World War II, and his family has been waiting sixty-six years for his return and proper memorial. Lieutenant Harry Lester Bedard’s remains were recovered in 1947, and identified by DNA in April, 2010. Sergeant Ralph William Carlson was killed in action on April 30, 1951 while serving as a tank driver in the United States Army during the Korean War. Sergeant Ralph William Carlson's remains were returned to the United States from North Korea sometime between the years of 1990-1994, and identified by DNA in February, 2011.
  • June 25, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the flag of the United States of America and flag of the State of Wisconsin flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 25, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Ryan Larson who died on June 15, 2011 in Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 24, 2011 - Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 24, 2011 in memory of Former State Delegate Ruth M. Kirk who died on June 17, 2011. Delegate Kirk served West Baltimore’s 44th District for 28, years.
  • June 24, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has ordered the United States flag and New Jersey State flag lowered to half-staff on Friday, June 24, 2011 in recognition and mourning of a brave and loyal American hero, United States Army Sergeant James W. Harvey II of Toms River, New Jersey who died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The flags should be at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and instrumentalities.
  • June 23, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, June 23, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Private 1st Class Brian J. Backus who in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on June 18, 2011.
  • June 23, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has ordered the United States flag and New Jersey State flag lowered to half-staff on Thursday, June 23, 2011 in recognition and mourning of passing of Clarence Clemons, a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street band and various other musical and entertainment endeavors. The flags should be at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and instrumentalities.
  • June 21, 2011 - Iowa Govenor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff from 8:00am to 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in honor of Staff Sergeant Marvin J. “Steiney” Steinford. On March 24, 1945, Staff Sgt. Steinford, then 22 years-old, left Amendola, Italy with a B-17 “Flying Fortress” on a bombing mission bound for Berlin, Germany. Staff Sgt. Steinford’s plane was damaged by German anti-aircraft fire and he disappeared behind enemy lines in Hungary. On November 16, 2004, Hungarian authorities notified United States Defense Attaché (USDAO) in Budapest of potential American serviceman remains in the city of Zirc, Hungary. Upon further examination of the remains, they discovered identification tags that bore Staff Sgt. Steinford’s name. Memorial services for Staff Sgt. Steinford will be Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • June 21, 2011 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in honor of for Representative Benjamin (Ben) F. Grussendorf who served two terms as Mayor of Sitka and 10 terms in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1981 to 2001.
  • June 21, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in honor of Untied States Marine Sergeant Mark A. Bradley of Cuba, NY who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 16, 2011.
  • June 20, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, June 20, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in honor of Firefighter Corey Shaw of the Du Quoin Fire Department.
  • June 20, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags throughout the State of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Monday, June 20, 2011 in honor United States Army Specialist Robert L. Voakes Jr. who died on June 4, 2011 in Lagham province, Afghanistan.
  • June 18, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags lowered to half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, June 18, 2011 in honor of Captain Darrell john Spinler who died in action on June 21, 1967, serving the United States Air Force in the Vietnam War. Captain Spinler’s remains were recovered on November 17, 2010 and identified on January 5, 2011. He will be honored with a burial with full military honors on Saturday, June 18, 2011.
  • June 17, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags lowered to half-staff at all state and federal buildings from sunrise to sunset Friday, June 17, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Emilio J. Camp Jr. who died on Monday, June 6, 2011 in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • June 17, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags throughout the State of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, June 17, 2011 in honor of Detroit Police Officer Charles Armour, a 17-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department who was struck by a vehicle in the line of duty on June 5 and died Saturday, June 11, 2011 from injuries sustained in the accident.
  • June 17, 2011 - Wyoming Governor Mead has ordered flags throughout the State of Wyoming lowered to half-staff from Friday, June 17, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in honor of Lance Corporal Sean M. N. O’Conner of Douglas, Wyoming who died on June 12, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
  • June 16, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flags and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 16, 2011 in honor of Corporal William J. Woitowicz who died in Afghanistan on June 7, 2011.
  • June 16, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered all United States flags and Oklahoma State flags on State property be lowered to half-staff from 8:00am on Thursday, June 16, 2011 until 5:00pm on Friday, June 17, 2011 in memory of Ms. Clara Luper, an Oklahoma hero and civil rights activist. Ms. Luper stood as a beacon in the civil rights movement and served the citizens of the State of Oklahoma as an educator, administrator, and author.
  • June 15, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flag and Connecticut State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, June 15, 2011 until sunset on Sunday, June 19, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Eric Daniel Soufrine, a Woodbridge native who died in Shewan Garrison Village, Afghanistan on Tuesday, June 14, 2011.
  • June 15, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth White who died in Afghanistan on June 5, 2011.
  • June 15, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has ordered flags on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, June 15 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Richard C. Emmons III from Salem County who died in Logar Province, Afghanistan.
  • June 14, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 until sunset on Thursday, June 16, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Michael Curtis Olivieri of Homer Glen, Illinois.  
  • June 13, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia shall be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia immediately, Monday, June 13, 2011 until sunset on Thursday, June 16, 2011 in honor of Retired Virginia Supreme Court Justice William Carrington Thompson.
  • June 13, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags at all offices and facilities in the State of Arizona lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, June 13, 2011 in honor of Staff Sergeant Martin R. Apolinar of Glendale, Arizona who died on May 29, 2011 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 11, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania Flags in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth Facilities in Lawrence County lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Edward Mills Jr. who died on May 26, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • June 11, 2011 - West Virginia Tomblin has ordered all State flags at state facilities lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in honor of House of Delegates Member Larry Border of Parkersburg who passed away unexpectedly earlier this week.
  • June 11, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in honor of Staff Sergeant Edward D. Mills Jr. of New Castle, Pennsylvania who died on May 26, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 10, 2011 - North Carolina Governor Perdue has asked that flags at state facilities in Nash and Lenoir Counties be lowered to half-staff immediately, June 10, 2011 until sunset on Saturday, June 11, 2011 to honor Nash County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Warren “Sneak” Lewis who died Thursday in Kinston in the line of duty. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 10, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 10, 2011 in honor of the following Fort Drum Soldiers killed on June 5, 2011 in Afghanistan: United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bradley J. Gaudet and United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Kenneth R. White who died in Khost province.
  • June 9, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 9, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Devin Snyder of Cohocton who died on June 4, 2011 in Lagham province, Afghanistan.
  • June 8, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered flags at all offices and facilities lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 in honor of Private First Class John Corey Johnson of Phoenix, Arizona who died on May 27, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 8, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered all flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 in memory of Fort Campbell soldiers: Pfc. Anthony M. Nunn of Burnet, Texas who died May 30, 2011 in Paktika province, Afghanistan and Sergeant Thomas A. Bohall of Bel Aire, Kansas who died on May 26, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 8, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, June 8, 2011 until sunset on Friday, June 10, 2011 in honor of State Representative Mark Beaubien.
  • June 7, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Steven Jorgenson who died on Thursday, May 26, 2011.
  • June 7, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered all flags in the State of Kansas to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Thomas A. Bohall of Bel Aire, Kansas who died on May 26, 2011 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
  • June 7, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag be lowered to half-staff at all Washington State facilities on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in honor of United States Army Captain Joseph W. Schultz of Port Angeles who died on May 29, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 6, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered United States flags throughout the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Monday, June 6, 2011 in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Ergin V. Osman, a native of Harrison Township who died on May 26, 2011.
  • June 4, 2011 - West Virginia Tomblin has ordered all state flags at state facilities lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 4, 2011 in honor of former First Lady Opal Barron. Former First Lady Barron passed away in Greenville, South Carolina on September 11, 2010 at the age of 95. Memorial services will be held and her remains will be interred with that of her husband at Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins, West Virginia on Saturday, June 4, 2011.
  • June 3, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 8:00am Friday, June 3, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, June 6, 2011 in honor of Air Force Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Hamski, formerly of Ottumwa, Iowa who died in Afghanistan last week.
  • June 3, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 3, 2011 in honor of United States Army Corporal Brandon M. Kirton who died on May 18, 2011 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
  • June 3, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings in Virginia from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 3, 2011 in honor of Former Virginia Supreme Court Senior Justice Roscoe B. Stephenson, Jr.
  • June 2, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has directed that flags be lowered to half-staff immediately, June 2, 2011 until Thursday, June 9, 2011 in honor of former Governor Walter Peterson.
  • June 2, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag be lowered to half-staff at all Washington State facilities on Thursday, June 2, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Adam J. Patton of Port Orchard who died on May 26, 2011 in Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • June 2, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, June 2, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Private First Class John C. Johnson of Phoenix, Arizona who died on May 27, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
  • June 1, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flag and Connecticut State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, Wednesday, June 1, 2011 until sunset on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Richard Charlton Emmons III, a North Granby resident who was killed in action in Logar Province, Afghanistan on Tuesday, May 31, 2011.
  • June 1, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that flags at all Washington State agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in memory of United States Army Sergeant Clifford E. Beattie of Medical Lake, who died on May 22, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 30, 2011 - Texas Governor Perry has ordered the flags of the United States of America and State of Texas lowered to half-staff immediately, May 30, 2011 until sunset Friday, June 3, 2011 in honor of former Governor William P. Clements Jr.
  • May 30, 2011 - President Obama has directed that the flags of the United States of America be flown at half-staff beginning at sunrise until Noon on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2011. At Noon, the flag should be raised to full-staff. The proper protocol for displaying the flag at half-staff on Memorial Day is to raise the flag in the morning briskly to the top of the flag pole, then slowly lower it to half-staff. At noon, the flag should be raised back up to the top of the flag pole. Presidential Proclamation for Memorial Day
  • May 28, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and at all Commonwealth facilities in Franklin County on Saturday, May 28, 2011 in honor of United States Army Master Sergeant Benjamin Bitner who died on April 23, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • May 25, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags lowered at the Capitol Complex and Commonwealth facilities in Lancaster and Philadelphia Counties from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in honor of United States Army Lieutenant Demetrius Frison who died on May 10, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • May 25, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 until sunset on Friday, May 27, 2011 in honor of Chicago Police Officer Paul Nauden.
  • May 25, 2011 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State flags lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in honor of Dr. Walter Soboleff who died at the age of 102 on May 22, 2011. Dr. Soboleff was a Tlingit scholar, pastor emeritus of Northern Lights Presbyterian Church in Juneau, a recognized elder, and a community and business leader.
  • May 24, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 in honor of Fort Knox soldier United States Army 1st Lieutenant Demetrius M. Frison of Lancaster, Pennsylvania who died on May 10, 2011 in Khost province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 23, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff immediately, May 23, 2011 until sunset on Friday, May 27, 2011 in memory of Trooper First Class Shaft S. Hunter of the Maryland State Police Waterloo Barracks who died on May 21, 2011 in the line of duty.
  • May 20, 2011 - Arizona: In addition to the Governmental order for Friday, May 20, 2011, Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 20, 2011 in honor of Lieutenant Col. Frank Bryant, Jr. who died in the line of duty on April 27, 2011 during his deployment as an air advisor to the 438th Air Expeditionary Advisor Group in Kabul, Afghanistan. He will be laid to rest on Friday at Arlington National Cemetery. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 20, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has directed that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 20, 2011, which is Law Enforcement Memorial Day.
  • May 20, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags at all State of Arizona offices lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 20, 2011 in honor of Border Patrol Agents Hector Clark and Eduardo Rojas, Jr. who both were died early Thursday morning, May 12, 2011 after their SUV was struck by a train near Interstate 8 in the Gila Bend area while assisting in a pursuit of a group of suspected drug smugglers. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 19, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, May 19, 2011 in honor of Former Delegate Frank D. Boston, Jr. who died on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The former Delegate served from 1987 to 1999 and represented District 41, Baltimore City.
  • May 17, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the United States of America and flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 in respect and memory of United States Army Sergeant Paul J. Atim. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be lowered to half-staff on all buildings and grounds in the City of Norfolk on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 in respect and memory of Sergeant Atim.
  • May 17, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered flags on the Capitol Complex flown at half-staff from 8:00am to 5:00pm on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 in honor of Peace Officer Memorial Week and the Peace Officer Memorial ceremony which is to be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the state’s monument near the corner of East Grand Ave and East 12th Street. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 15, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the United States flag and State of Wisconsin flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise May 15, 2011 until sunset on Saturday, May 21, 2011 as a mark of respect for Peace Officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.
  • May 15, 2011 - President Barack Obama has directed that flags in the United States of America, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and officials of the other territories subject to the jurisdiction of the United States be flown at half-staff on Sunday, May 15, 2011 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. It is encouraged that all Americans display the flag at half-staff from their homes and businesses on Sunday, May 15, 2011. Presidential Proclamation for Peace Officers Day.
  • May 15, 2011 - Montana - In accordance with the Presidential Proclamation, Montana Governor Schweitzer has also directed that flags are at half-staff on Sunday, May 15, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant First Class Richard Daniel Greene who died on May 4, 2011 in a non-combat incident in Colorado.
  • May 14, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in honor of Oregon Army National Guard Specialist Andrew Evan Lara of Albany, Oregon who died on April 27, 2011 in a non-combat related incident in Babil province, Iraq.
  • May 13, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered United States flags throughout the State of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 13, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Staff Sergeant David Day who died on April 24, 2011 in Badghis province, Afghanistan. 
  • May 13, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has directed the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of New Jersey be flown at half-staff at all state departments, offices, agencies and instrumentalities on Friday, May 13, 2011 in honor of United States Army First Lieutenant Omar J. Vazquez who died in Numaniyah, Iraq.
  • May 12, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered flags at all offices and facilities in Arizona lowered to half-staff immediately May 12, 2011 until sunset in honor of two Border Patrol agents who died early this morning as a result of an accident when their SUV was struck by a train near Interstate 8 in the Gila Bend area. Edward Rojas an agent since 2000 and Hector Clark an agent since 2001 were assisting other officials in pursuing a group of suspected drug smugglers when the accident occurred. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 12, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flag and Connecticut State flag lowered to half-staff on Thursday, May 12, 2011 in honor of Corporal Primo C. Carnabuci, a Hartford native who was killed in action during the Korean War and is being buried in Clinton on Thursday. Corporal Carnabuci, 19 when he was killed, was a member of the U.S. Army’s 8th Cavalry Regiment when they were engaged in a firefight by the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces in Unsan, North Korea on November 1 and 2, 1950.
  • May 12, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered United States flags throughout the State of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Thursday, May 12, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Robert Friese who died on April 29, 2011 in Al Qadisiyah province, Iraq.
  • May 12, 2011 - New Jersey Governor Christie has directed that the New Jersey State flag to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, May 12, 2011 in recognition of the passing of Coach Harry Shatel who was the head baseball coach of the Morristown High Colonials for 38 seasons.
  • May 12, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the flag of the United States of America and flag of the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, May 12, 2011 in memory of United States Army Staff Sergeant Matthew D. Hermanson who died on April 28, 2011 serving in Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 10, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested the flags at all buildings and facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in honor Captain Nathan J. Nylander who died on April 27, 2011 at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 10, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in honor of Air Force Master Sergeant Tara R. Brown of Bowie, Maryland who died in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • May 9, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered flags in Arizona lowered to half-staff today through sunset in honor of CO II Brian Petrie who died in a traffic accident late yesterday en-route to the Department of Corrections’ Cimarron Unit. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 9, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the flags of the United States and State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff on all buildings and grounds in the State of Wisconsin Monday, May 9, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Paul Atim of Green Bay, Wisconsin who died in Afghanistan.
  • May 9, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 9, 2011 in remembrance of the late Representative Rocky Fund who died on April 28, 2011.
  • May 9, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags on all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 9, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Sonny J. Moses of Koror, Palau who died on April 18, 2011 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 9, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, May 9, 2011 in honor of Westfield resident, United States Army Sergeant Kevin. W. White who died in Kunar province, Afghanistan on May 2, 2011.
  • May 7, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all State flags displayed at state facilities lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, May 7, 2011 in honor of House of Delegates Member Dale Martin of Poca, West Virginia who passed away unexpectedly earlier this week. ​
  • May 7, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered flags statewide lowered to half-staff on Saturday, May 7, 2011 in honor of former United States Congressman Robert Duncan who passed away on Friday, April 29, 2011.
  • May 7, 2011 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag lowered to half-staff on all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, May 7, 2011 in honor of Major David L. Brodeur of Auburn, Massachusetts who died in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.
  • May 6, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff over the State Capitol building in honor of United States Air Force Major Charles A. Ransom. It is encouraged that all flags be flown at half-staff in the County of Chesterfield in memory of Major Ransom. Virginia Governor McDonnell has also ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff throughout Virginia on Friday, May 6, 2011 in memory of former Delegate Inez DeGraw Baker.
  • May 6, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 6, 2011 in honor of Officer Rolando Tirado of the Buckeye Police Department who died in the line of duty on May 1, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 6, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 6, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Specialist Preston J. Dennis who died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
  • May 6, 2011 - Kansas Governor Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Friday, May 6, 2011 in honor of the Kansas Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day.
  • May 6, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags on all state buildings and within the state complex to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 6, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Dominic J. Ciaramitaro of South Lyon who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
  • May 6, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Friday, May 6, 2011 in honor of Colorado law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
  • May 5, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Thursday, May 5, 2011 in honor of Major Phillip Ambard who died on April 27, 2011 at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan.
  • May 4, 2011 - New Mexico Governor Martinez has ordered all flags flown in New Mexico lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 until sunset on Thursday, May 5, 2011 in honor of United States Army PFC Antonio Stiggins who died on April 22, 2011 in Iraq.
  • May 4, 2011 - South Carolina Haley has directed that all flags in South Carolina be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 as the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association will be sponsoring their annual Memorial Service in honor of the law enforcement officers who died during 2010.
  • May 4, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in memory of United States Marine Sergeant Sean T. Callahan. It is encouraged that the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag may be flown at half-staff on all building and grounds in the County of Fauquier from sunrise to sunset on May 4, 2011.
  • May 4, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff from 8:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in honor of Staff Sergeant James Justice of Grimes, Iowa who died in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan on Saturday, April 23, 2011.
  • May 3, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sergeant John P. Castro of Andrews, Texas who died on April 22, 2011 at Paktika province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 3, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag at all state facilities be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in memory of United States Marine Lance Corporal Joe Jackson of White Swan who died on April 24, 2011 in Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • May 2, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested that all flags in Arizona be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, May 2, 2011 in commemoration of Arizona Peace Officers Day. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 29, 2011 - ​Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flags and Connecticut State flags lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset on May 9, 2011in memory of Air Force Major Raymond G. Estelle II of New Haven who died in Afghanistan on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
  • April 30, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, April 30, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sergeant Cynthia R. Taylor of Columbus, Georgia who died on April 16, 2011 at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 29, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 29, 2011 in honor of the following Fort Campbell soldiers Sergeant 1st Class Charles L. Adkins of Sandusky, Ohio and Spc. Joseph B. Cemper of Warrensburg, Missouri.  Both died on April 16, 2011 at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 29, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags in Montana lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 29, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Kyle D. Lewis who died on April 24, 2011.
  • April 28, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags to be flown at half-staff on all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, April 28, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Joseph Alan Kennedy who died serving his country in Afghanistan.
  • April 28, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags on all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, April 28, 2011 in honor Fort Knox soldier Spc. Joseph A. Kennedy of St. Paul, Minnesota who died April 15, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 28, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, April 28, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Chief Warrant Officer Terry L. Varnadore II who died when his helicopter crashed due to an undetermined cause that is still under investigation.
  • April 28, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, April 28, 2011 in honor of United States Army Captain Charles E. Ridgley Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland who died on April 16, 2011 in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.
  • April 26, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has ordered flags on all state buildings lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 in honor of Air Force Lt. Peter Sohm of Londonberry who died in an airplane crash on April 18, 2011.
  • April 26, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that the flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum Private First Class John Francis Kihm of Philadelphia, PA who died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan on April 19, 2011.
  • April 26, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags on all state buildings and those within the State Capitol Complex lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 in honor of Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Eric Zapata who died in the line of duty on April 18, 2011.
  • April 25, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag flown over the Capitol of the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff immediately, April 25, 2011 and remain until sunset in respect and memory of House of Delegates Clerk, Bruce F. Jamerson. In addition, the flag over the Capitol shall be lowered to half-staff at sunrise on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 and remain at half-staff until sunset.
  • April 25, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags to half-staff immediately in Lane County through Friday, April 29, 2011 in honor of Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen who died in the line of duty on Friday, April 22, 2011. Additionally, Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags state wide lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 29, 2011 in honor of Officer Kilcullen.
  • April 25, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 25, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sergeant Frank E. Adamski III of Mossup, Connecticut who died on March 29, 2011 in Konar province, Afghanistan. Funeral services will be held on April 25, 2011 at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC. Governor Beshear encourages all individuals to join in this tribute.
  • April 23, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the Connecticut State flag lowered to half-staff over the State Capitol building lowered to half-staff on Saturday, April 23, 2011 in honor of Windsor Volunteer Firefighter Robert Watts who died in the line of duty on Monday, April 18, 2011.
  • April 22, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all State flags displayed at State facilities to be lowered to half-staff from dawn to dusk on Friday, April 22, 2011 the day of services for Donald L. Stemple of Philippi, West Virginia. Donald Stemple was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1980 to represent the twenty-eight district and was re-elected in 1984, 1986, and 1990. In 1997 Stemple was appointed the Commissioner of the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration. He also served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
  • April 22, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday April 22, 2011 in honor of Kentucky Soldier Pvt. Brandon T. Pickering of Fort Thomas, Kentucky who died on April 10, 2011 resulting from wounds suffered from injuries sustained in Wardak province, Afghanistan on April 8, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 25, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 25, 2011 in honor of the following Fort Drum soldiers who died in Nimroz Province, Afghanistan on April 16, 2011: Specialist Paul J. Atim, Private 1st Class Joel A. Ramirez, and Specialist Charles J. Wren.
  • April 22, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff beginning at 8:00am on Friday, April 22, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, April 25, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Brent Maher, formerly of Honey Creek, Iowa who died in Paktya Province, Afghanistan on Monday, Aprill 11, 2011, and Spc. Donald Nichols, formerly of Shell Rock, Iowa who died in Lagham Province, Afghanistan on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 22, 2011 - Utah Governor Herbert has directed that the United States flag and Utah State flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset at all state facilities on Friday, April 22, 2011 in honor of Senator Dennis Earl Stowell.
  • April 19, 2011 - North Carolina Governor Perdue has ordered all United States flags and North Carolina State flags at state facilities lowered to half-staff Tuesday, April 19, 2011 until sunset on Thursday, April 21, 2011 in tribute to the victims of the deadly tornados that swept through the state this past Saturday and the countless responders who saved lives and prevented additional injures.
  • April 19, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has directed that all American Flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 in memory of those killed and injured in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.
  • April 18, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff immediately, April 18, 2011 until further notice in memory of former Maryland Governor William Donald Schaefer who died today of natural causes. Dailyflagstatus.com will notify you when to return the Maryland State Flag back to full-staff.
  • April 18, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 18, 2011 to honor Walter Breuning of Great Falls who was born on September 21, 1896 and died on April 14, 2011. At the time of his death, he was the world’s oldest man.
  • April 16, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, April 16, 2011 in respect and memory of the victims of the 2007 Virginia Tech tragedy.
  • April 15, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has directed that the Arkansas State flag be lowered to half-staff beginning at noon on Friday, April 15, 2011 until the morning of Monday, April 18, 2011 in honor of Trumann Police Officer Jonathan Richard Schmidt who died in the line of duty on April 13, 2011 in Poinsett County.
  • April 15, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested the flags be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, April 15, 2011 in honor of United States Sergeant Christian A.S. Garcia who died on April 2, 2011 in Babil, Iraq. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 15, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flag lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 15, 2011 in honor of United States Navy Hospitalman Benjamin D. Rast who died on April 6, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
  • April 13, 2011 - New Mexico Governor Martinez has ordered all flags in New Mexico to be flown at half-staff immediately Wednesday, April 13, 2011 until sunset on Thursday, April 14, 2011 in honor of Representative Jeannette Wallace, whose body will lie in state at the Roundhouse today. She served in the New Mexico House of Representatives from 1991 until her death last Friday.
  • April 13, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in honor of Fort Knox soldier 1st Lt. Robert F. Welch III of Denton, Texas who died in Khost province, Afghanistan on April 3, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 11, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Cumberland County lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 11, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Jonathan Faircloth, formerly of Mechanicsburg who died during a helicopter crash during a training exercise in Hawaii.
  • April 9, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested that the flags at all state offices and facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, April 9, 2011 in honor of Spc. Dustin J. Feldhaus who died on March 29, 2011 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • April 8, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff from Noon on Friday, April 8, 2011 until 8:00am on Monday, April 11, 2011 in honor of Sergeant Eric Stein who died in the line of duty serving the Keokuk County Sheriff Department on Monday, April 4, 2011 in rural Keokuk County.
  • April 8, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 8, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Michael S. Lammerts, a Tonawanda resident who died in Faryab Province, Afghanistan on April 4, 2011.
  • April 7, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, April 7, 2011 in memory of United States Marine Staff Sergeant James M. Malachowski of Westminster, Maryland. Staff Sergeant Malachowski died in Afghanistan on March 20, 2011 while conducting operations in Helmand province.
  • April 6, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags on all state buildings and in the State Capitol lowered to half-staff immediately, April 6, 2011 until further notice in memory of Michigan State Police Trooper Jeffrey Werda who died in the line of duty resulting from a motor vehicle accident while assisting the Saginaw County Sheriff’s department.
  • April 6, 2011 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered State flags lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 in honor of former Senator Richard “Dick” Eliason of Sitka who died Sunday at the age of 85.
  • April 4, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the United States flag and Wisconsin State flag lowered to half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations in the State of Wisconsin from sunrise to sunset on Monday, April 4, 2011 in honor of United States Army Corporal Justin David Ross of Green Bay, Wisconsin who died on March 26, 2011.

  • April 4, 2011 - New Mexico Governor Martinez has ordered flags in New Mexico to be flown at half-staff from April 4, 2011 through April 11, 2011 to honor and remember the lives of Leland Valdez, Breandra Pena, and all victims of child abuse resulting in death. The announcement coincides with Child Abuse Awareness month.

  • April 1, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 1, 2011 in honor of Fort Knox soldier Staff Sergeant Mecolus C. McDaniel of Fort Hood, Texas who on March 19, 2011 in Khowst province, Afghanistan.

  • April 1, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State government buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 1, 2011 in honor of New York State Trooper Kevin Dobson who died in the line of duty on March 26, 2011.

  • March 31, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flags and Connecticut State flags lowered to half-staff throughout Connecticut immediately, March 31, 2011 until further notice in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Frank E. Adamski III of Moosup, Connecticut who died this past Tuesday in Konar, Afghanistan. Dailyflagstatus.com will notify you when to return the flags back to full-staff.

  • March 30, 2011 - Maine Governor LePage has directed that the United States flag and State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in honor of Game Warden Pilot Daryl Gordon who died in a plane crash on Clear Lake on Thursday, March 24, 2011.
  • March 30, 2011 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State flags to fly at half-staff on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in honor and memory of former Representative Don Harris who passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011. State flags should be raised the following morning.

  • March 29, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed the United States flags and Washington State flags lowered to half-staff at all state facilities be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 in memory of United States Army Corporal Brandon S. Hocking of Seattle who died on March 21, 2011 in Iraq. All individuals throughout the State of Washington are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • March 28, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags lowered to half-staff immediately, March 28, 2011 until sunset on March 29, 2011 in honor of the Honorable Judge M. Blane Michael who died on March 25, 2011.

  • March 25, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has directed that all United States of America flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on state property from 8:00am – 5:00pm on Friday, March 25, 2011 in honor of Staff Sergeant Travis M. Tompkins who died on March 16, 2011 in Afghanistan.

  • March 25, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered all flags on public buildings statewide lowered to half-staff on Friday March, 25, 2011 in honor of Lance Corporal Christopher Meis of Bennett, Colorado who died on March 17, 2011 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • March 24, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 24, 2011 in memory of Fort Campbell soldier Pfc. Arturo E. Rodriguez of Bellflower, California who died on March 12, 2011 in Paktika province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • March 21, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags lowered to half-staff at state facilities on Monday, March 21, 2011 in honor of Andrew Martin Harper of Maidsville, West Virginia who died on March 11, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan as a result of injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident near Sher’ali Kariz, Afghanistan.

  • March 21, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the United States flag and Wisconsin State flag lowered to half-staff throughout the State of Wisconsin immediately, Monday, March 21, 2011 through sunset Saturday, March 26, 2011 in memory and respect for Fond du Lac Police Department Officer Craig Birkholz.

  • March 19, 2011 - Vermont Governor Shumlin has ordered the United States flag and Vermont State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise Saturday, March 19, 2011 until sunset on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Ian M. Muller of North Danville who died in Afghanistan on Friday, March 11, 2011 in Afghanistan.

  • Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered the United States flag and Pennsylvania State flag lowered to half-staff at State facilities statewide on Saturday, March 19, 2011 until sunset in honor of former Pennsylvania First Lady Mary Jane Leader, wife of former Governor George M. Leader.

  • March 19, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has directed that flags on the State Capitol building will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, March 19, 2011 in honor of Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden of Williamston, South Carolina who died in Germany supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • March 18, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has declared that the United States flag and Arkansas State flag be flown at half-staff on Friday, March 18, 2011 in honor of Corporal Loren M. Buffalo of Mountain, Pine who died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

  • March 18, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has directed that flags on the State Capitol building will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 18, 2011 in honor of PFC Kalin C. Johnson of Lexington, South Carolina who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • March 18, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia to be flown at half-staff on all state buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 18, 2011 in respect and memory of Buchanan County Sheriff Deputy William “Billy” Ezra Stiltner who died in the line of duty.

  • March 17, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff on all state building and grounds in Virginia from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, March 17, 2011 in respect and memory of Buchanan County Sheriff Deputy Cameron Neil Justus who died in the line of duty.

  • March 17, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has ordered that all American Flags and Oklahoma State flags be lowered to half-staff on state property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Thursday, March 17, 2011 to honor the many sacrifices made by the men and women of the Oklahoma and the United States during the Vietnam War.

  • March 15, 2011 - In conjunction with Tuesdays Presidential Proclamation Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered flags at all public buildings lowered to half-staff throughout Colorado on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in honor of Limon Police officer Jay Sheridan who died on March 9, 2011 while serving a fugitive warrant.

  • March 15, 2011 - President Obama has issued a proclamation ordering all flags in the United States lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in memory and respect of Army Corporal Frank W. Buckles, the last surviving American Veteran of World War 1 who died on February 27, 2011 at age 110. View the proclamation here

  • March 14, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flags and Connecticut State flags lowered to half-staff throughout Connecticut immediately until further notice in honor of Sergeant First Class Daehan Park who died on Saturday in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Sergeant First Class Park’s parents live in Connecticut. He enlisted in Watertown, served in the Army Special Forces and leaves behind a wife and two daughters in their Washington State hometown. The flags will be lowered to half-staff until the sunset of Sergeant First Class Park’s interment.

  • March 14, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on all state buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, March 14, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Specialist Andrew Wade who died in Afghanistan on March 9, 2011.

  • March 13, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, March 13, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Brian Tabada of Las Vegas, Nevada who died February 27, 2011 in Konar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • March 11, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered the Arkansas State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, March 11, 2011 until sundown on Sunday, March 13, 2011 in honor of Corporal Loren M. Buffalo of Mountain Pine.

  • March 11, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Friday, March 11, 2011 until sunset, Sunday, March 13, 2011 in honor of Deputy United States Marshal John Perry.

  • March 11, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags and Michigan State flags throughout Michigan lowered to half-staff on Friday, March 11, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Kristopher Gould who died in Ghazni province, Afghanistan on Sunday, February 27, 2011.

  • March 9, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered the West Virginia State Flags displayed at state facilities lowered to half-staff in honor of former House of Delegates member, Nelson Alexander Sorah who died on March 6, 2011. The United States and State flags are currently at half-staff in honor of World War 1 Veteran Corporal Frank Woodruff Buckles. All flags are to be raised to full-staff at 11:00am on March 9, 2011 and then lowered again immediately to half-staff. Flag protocol dictates that both flags must be raised and lowered together, flags should remain at half-staff until further notice.

  • March 9, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flags and Commonwealth of Virginia flags lowered to half-staff over the State Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 in memory of United States Airman 1st Class Zachary Ryan Cuddeback. It is encouraged that the flags be flown at half-staff on all local buildings and grounds in the County of Albemarle and the County of Greene in respect for United States Airman 1st Class Zachary Ryan Cuddeback.

  • March 8, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sergeant Jerome Firtamag of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia who died in a non-combat related illness on February 24, 2011. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • March 7, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that the flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, March 7, 2011 in honor of Army Specialist David R. Fahey Jr. a Yorktown resident who died in Afghanistan on February 28, 2011.

  • March 6, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags in the Capitol Complex and at Pennsylvania facilities in Lebanon County to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, March 6, 2011 in honor of former Pennsylvania House Speaker H. Jack Seltzer.

  • March 5, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota State flags to be flown at half-staff on all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, March 5, 2011 in honor of Corporal Andrew Charles Wilfahrt of Rosemount, Minnesota.

  • March 2, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States flags and West Virginia State flags displayed at state facilities throughout West Virginia to be lowered to half-staff immediately in honor of World War I Veteran, Corporal Frank Woodruff Buckles until sunset on the day of interment at Arlington National Cemetery. Corporal Buckles died at his home in Charles Town on Saturday, February 27, 2011 at the age of 110. Dailyflagstaus.com will notify you when to return flags to full-staff.

  • March 2, 2011 - Wisconsin Governor Walker has ordered the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations in the State of Wisconsin with such flags from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in honor of United States Army First Lieutenant Daren M. Hidalgo who lost his life serving his country in Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • March 1, 2011 - Connecticut Governor Malloy has ordered the United States flags and Connecticut State flags lowered to half-staff immediately, March 1, 2011 until further notice in honor of Private First Class David R. Fahey, Jr. of Norwalk who died yesterday morning in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • February 28, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered the United States flag and Pennsylvania State flag lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and Beaver County immediately until sunset on March 1, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Robert C. Sisson, Jr. who died on February 21, 2011 in a non-combat related incident while serving in Kanhahar District, Afghanistan.

  • February 27, 2011 - Maine Governor LePage has ordered the United States flag and Maine State flag lowered to half-staff on Sunday, February 27, 2011 in Lewiston and New Gloucester only in honor of Private Jordan Chase of the Maine Army National Guard who was attending basic training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina where he passed away earlier this week.

  • February 26, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered flags at all public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, February 26, 2011 in memory of United States Marine Sergeant Matthew J. DeYoung of Talent, Oregon who died February 18, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

  • February 26, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, February 26, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Jonathan A. Pilgeram of Great Falls, Montana. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • February 25, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags throughout the State of Montana lowered to half-staff from Friday, February 25 until Sunday, February 27, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Jonathan Pilgeram who died on February 17, 2011 in Konar Province, Afghanistan.

  • February 24, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered has directedthat flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, February 24, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Sean R. Cutsforth of Radford, Virginia who died on December 15, 2010 at Ghazni Provice, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • February 24, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana to half-staff on Thursday, Frebruary 24, 2011 in memory of Montana Air National Guard Msgt Ross Tribby who died on February 19, 2011.

  • February 24, 2011 - ​Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to susnet on Thursday, February 24, 2011 in honor of Army Specialist Sean R. Cutsforth. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds on Thursday, February 24, 2011 in the County of Montgomery, the County of Prince William, and the City of Manassas in respect and memory of United States Army Specialist Sean R. Cutsforth.

  • February 22, 2011 - Texas Governor Perry has ordered the Texas State flag lowered to half-staff on all State buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in honor of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Jaime Zapata. All individuals in Texas are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • February 21, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, February 21, 2011 in honor of Donald R. Lam; a State forestry ranger who died on Thursday, February 17, 2011 from injuries sustained fighting a forest firefighter in Western Kentucky last September.  All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute. 

  • February 18, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered all United States and West Virginia State flags at state facilities lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset, Monday, February 21, 2011 in honor of Deputy United States Marshal Derek Hotsinpiller who died in the line of duty on Wednesday, February 16, 2011.
  • February 18, 2011 - New Mexico Governor Martinez has ordered all flags in the State of New Mexico flown at half-staff from Friday, February 18, 2011 until sunset on Saturday, February 19, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Nathan Carse who died on February 8, 2011 in Afghanistan. Spc. Carse was a member of the 2nd Engineer Battalion, 176th Engineer Brigade based at New Mexico’s White Sands Missile Range.
  • February 17, 2011 - Oklahoma Governor Fallin has directed that the United States flags and Oklahoma State flags on State property should be flown at half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Thursday, February 17, 2011 in honor of former State Representative John Bryant who died on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at age 53.
  • February 17, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that flags at all Washington State facilities be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, February 17, 2011 in memory of Washington State Department of Natural Resource employee Sam Gaydeski of Beaver who died clearing brush near Clearwater in Jefferson County. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • February 12, 2011 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered state flags displayed at state facilities lowered to half-staff on Saturday, February 12, 2011 in memory of late State Senator Ralph Dale Williams who died on February 7, 2011.
  • February 12, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States of America flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and Virginia buildings from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, February 12, 2011 in honor of Former Delegate and Senator FitzGerald D. Bemiss. This flag order will run in concurrence with the flag order for Former Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr. The Commonwealth of Virginia flag should remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, February 18, 2011.
  • February 11, 2011 - Texas Governor Perry has ordered that the United States flag and Texas State flag throughout the State of Texas be lowered to half-staff immediately, until sunset on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in memory of former Chief Justice Joe R. Greenhill.
  • February 10, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States Flag and the Commonwealth of Virginia Flag lowered to half-staff over the State Capitol building in memory of Untied States Army Specialist Omar Soltero from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, February 10, 2011. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all building and grounds in the County of Prince George.
  • February 10, 2011 - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has ordered the United States flag and Colorado State flag lowered to half-staff on all state and federal buildings on Thursday, February 10, 2011 in honor Of United States Army Specialist Joshua R. Campbell of Bennett, Colorado who died on January 29, 2011 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
  • February 10, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Thursday, February 10, 2011 in honor of a Jamestown Marine Corps Reservist Lance Corporal Aaron M. Swanson who died February 7, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • February 9, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia should be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the State of Virginia immediately, February 9, 2011 until further notice in honor of Former Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr. Justice Hassellwas nominated to the Virginia Supreme Court in 1989 by Governor Gerald Baliles and in 2002 became the first African American Virginia Chief Justice when he was elected by his peers.
  • February 7, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that United States and Washington State flags be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 in memory of Washington State Department Corrections Officer Jayme Biedl of Granite Falls who died on January 29, 2011 at the Monroe Correctional Complex. All individuals are encouraged to join in this recognition.
  • February 6, 2011 - Iowa Governor Branstad has ordered the United States flag and Iowa State flag lowered to half-staff from 8:00am to sunset on Sunday, February 6, 2011 in honor of Spc. Shaw A. Muhr of Coon Rapids, Iowa who died serving in Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • February 4, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset, Saturday, February 5, 2011 in honor of Firefighter/First Responder Daniel Charles Dare of the Avon Fire Protection District.
  • February 4, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on all State government building be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, February 4, 2011 in honor of Eastern Correctional Officer Casimiro Pomales who died in an automobile accident while in the line of duty.
  • February 1, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in honor of Washington State Department of Corrections Officer Jayme Biendl of Granite Falls, who died Saturday, at the Monroe Correctional Complex. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • January 29, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Saturday, January 29, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Joshua T. Lancaster of Millbrook, Alabama who died on January 19, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • January 26, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Haley has directed that flags on the State Capitol building will be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 in honor of Corporal Charles R. Nesbitt, Jr. of the Sumter City Police Department.
  • January 26, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 until sunset on Friday, January 28, 2011 in memory of United States Army Sergeant Michael P. Bartley of Barnhill, Illinois.
  • January 26, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to remain at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 in memory of Sargent Shriver, the founding director of the Peace Corps and a lifelong public servant.
  • January 25, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds throughout the State of Virginia from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 in memory of former Virginia Supreme Court Justice George Moffett Cochran. Justice Cochran served on the Virginia Supreme Court from 1969 until his retirement in 1987. He was a representative to the Virginia House of Delegates from 1948 to 1966 and then state senator until 1968.
  • January 21, 2011 - Michigan Governor Snyder has ordered the United States flags within the Capitol Complex to be lowered Friday, January 21, 2011 in honor of Police Officer Larry Nehasil of Livonia, Michigan who died in the line of duty on January 17, 2011. Flags should be returned to full-staff on Saturday, January 22, 2011.
  • January 21, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered the United States flag and Arkansas State flag lowered to half-staff on Friday, January 21, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Ethan Carroll Hardin who died in Afghanistan on January 7, 2011.
  • January 21, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Friday, January 21, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Pfc. Zachary S. Salmon of Harrison, Ohio who died in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • January 21, 2011 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has ordered flags on all state buildings lowered to half-staff on Friday, January 21, 2011 in honor of Sandown Firefighter Harold Frey who died in the line of duty on Sunday, January 16, 2011.
  • January 20, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff immediately in memory of Baltimore County Lutherville Volunteer Firefighter Mark Falkenhan who died on January 19, 2011 in the line of duty. State Flags should remain at half-staff until further notice.
  • January 20, 2011 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered the United States flag and Arkansas State flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, January 20, 2011 in memory of United States Army Sergeant Zainah Caye Creamer who died on January 12, 2011 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
  • January 19, 2011 - Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania Flags in the Capitol complex and in Erie County lowered to half-staff immediately, January 19, 2011 until sunset on Saturday, January 22, 2011 in honor of Corporal Jarrid King who died on January 12, 2011 in Afghanistan.
  • January 19, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in memory of Baltimore City Police Officer William H. Torbit, Jr. who died in the line of duty on Sunday, January 9, 2011.
  • January 19, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in memory of Washington State Department of Transportation employee Billy Rhynalds of North Bend who died Sunday, after being struck by a wind toppled tree while directing traffic around water flooding a roadway. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • January 18, 2011 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Robert J. Near of Granger who died on January 7, 2011 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • January 18, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Maung P. Htaik of Hagerstown, Maryland who died on January 1, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
  • January 18, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in honor of the following Fort Drum Soldiers: United States Army Sergeant Omar Aceves of El Paso, Texas, Specialist Jarrid L. King of Erie, Pennsylvania, and Private 1st Class Benjamin G. Moore of Robbinsville, New Jersey.
  • January 15, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kitzhaber has ordered all flags throughout Oregon to be flown at half-staff on Saturday, January 15, 2011 in honor of City of Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter.
  • January 15, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Saturday, January 15, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Christian J. Romig of Kenner, LA who died on January 5, 2011 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • January 15, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the state of Virginia from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, January 15, 2011 in honor of former Delegate Willard R. Finney.
  • January 13, 2011 - North Carolina Governor Perdue has ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to remain lowered past the current Presidential Proclamation until sunrise, Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in honor of former State Auditor Ralph Campbell Jr.
  • January 10, 2011 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff immediately in memory of Officer William H. Torbit, Jr. of the Baltimore City Police Department who died in the line of duty on Sunday, January 9, 2011. Since the flags are already at half-staff, please keep the Maryland State flag at half-staff until further notice in honor of Officer Torbit.
  • January 10, 2011 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Monday, January 10, 2011 in honor of Fort Campbell Sergeant Michael J. Beckerman who died December 31, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • January 10, 2011 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Monday, January 10, 2011 in honor of United States Army Captain Jeremiah D. Sipes who died serving his country on January 1, 2011.
  • January 9, 2011 - President Obama has ordered that the flag of the United States of America be flown at half-staff immediately throughout the United States of America and its Territories and possessions until January 14, 2011 in respect for the victims of the Tucson, Arizona tragic events that occurred on Saturday, January 8, 2011.  Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Tucson, Arizona.
  • January 8, 2011 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the United States flag and Arizona State flag lowered to half-staff today, January 8, 2011 in honor of Federal Court Judge Roll and others killed in the tragic incident in Tuscon today. The flags should remain lowered until sunset today, January 8, 2011, and then again on Judge Roll’s interment.
  • January 6, 2011 - Oregon Governor Kulongoski has ordered flags at all public institutions to half-staff immediatly, January 6, 2011 throughout Columbia County in honor of City of Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter who died Wednesday responding to an incident in the city. Flags should be flown at half-staff through the evening of Chief Painter’s memorial service that has not yet been scheduled.
  • January 4, 2011 - Minnesota Governor Pawlenty has ordered the United States flag and Minnesota State flag lowered to half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Sean A. Osterman.
  • January 4, 2011 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags lowered to half-staff from Tuesday, January 4, 2011 until sunset on Thursday, January 6, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Kenneth A. Corzine of Bethalto, Illinois.
  • January 4, 2011 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-staff over the Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Sean A. Osterman. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the County of Arlington and the City of Virginia Beach in memory of Corporal Osterman.
  • January 3, 2011 - South Carolina Governor Sanford has directed flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, January 3, 2011, in honor of Mr. Roger Milliken.
  • December 31, 2010 - West Virginia Governor Tomblin has ordered the United States flags and West Virginia State flags at all state facilities lowered to half-staff on Friday, December 31, 2010 in honor of United States Army Specialist Stephan Charles Stearns.
  • December 31, 2010 - Oklahoma Governor Henry has ordered all United States flags and Oklahoma State flags be flown at half-staff on State property from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, December 31, 2010 in honor of former State Senator Ralph “Butch” Choate who died on Friday, December 24, 2010.
  • December 31, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flags and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff on all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Friday, December 31, 2010 in honor of Woburn Police Officer John Maguire who died in the line of duty.
  • December 30, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Thursday, December 30, 2010 in honor of United States Army Sergeant First Class Reginald “Reg” Richard Lawrence who died serving his country on December 19, 2010.
  • December 29, 2010 - Pennsylvania Governor Rendell has directed that the United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags be lowered to half-staff in the Capitol Complex and Berks County in honor of Senator Michael O’Pake immediately until sunset on Monday, January 3, 2011.
  • December 29, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell Soldier Corporal Sean M. Collins of Ewa Beach, Hawaii who died on December 12, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • December 29, 2010 - South Carolina Governor Sanford has ordered flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 in honor of Lance Corporal William “Billy” H. Crouse IV of Clinton, South Carolina.
  • December 28, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to half-staff until sunset, Thursday, December 30, 2010 in honor of Chicago Firefighter Corey Ankum.
  • December 27, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Monday, December 27, 2010 until sunset, Tuesday, December 28, 2010 in honor of Firefighter Edward J. Stringer of Chicago, Illinois.
  • December 23, 2010 - Pennsylvania Governor Rendell has directed that all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags in the Capitol Complex and Lancaster County be flown at half-staff immediately, December 23, 2010 until sunset Tuesday, December 28, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Eric M. Torbert Jr. who died in Afghanistan on December 18, 2010.
  • December 23, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States of America flags and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 23, 2010 in honor of Pfc. Ethan Goncalo who died in Afghanistan on December 11, 2010.
  • December 23, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered the flags on all state and federal buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 23, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Jose A. Hernandez who died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on December 14, 2010.
  • December 22, 2010 - Maine Governor Baldacci has ordered the United States flag and State of Maine flag to be flown at half-staff from Wednesday, December 22, 2010 through Friday, December 24, 2010 in honor of State Representative Everett McLeod Sr. who served District 11; he had just been sworn into his fourth term.
  • December 22, 2010 - Pennsylvania Governor Rendell has directed that all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags in the Capitol Complex and in Allegheny County should be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant Justin E. Schmalstieg who died in Afghanistan.
  • December 22, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, December 22, 1010 to honor U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry who died in the line of duty while serving near Rio Rico Arizona. Governor Brewer encourages all individuals to join in this tribute.
  • December 21, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States flags and Kentucky State flags lowered to half-staff on all state office buildings on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in honor of the following Fort Campbell soldiers: Spc. Kenneth E. Necochea Jr. of San Diego, California, Corporal Patrick D. Deans of Orlando, Florida, and Corporal Derek T. Simonetta of Redwood City, California all who died on December 12, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • December 21, 2010 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State flags lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in honor of former state legislator Walter “Wally” Kubley.
  • December 21, 2010 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in memory of United States Army Corporal Sean M. Collins of Yelm who died on December 12, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • December 18, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, December 18, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sergeant Willie A. McLawhorn Jr. of Conway, North Carolina who died on December 12, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • December 18, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags at all state offices and facilities lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 18, 2010 in honor of Staff Sergeant Jason A. Reeves who died on December 5, 2010 at Gardez District, Paktia Province, Afghanistan. Governor Brewer encourages individuals, businesses, organizations, and government agencies to join in this tribute.
  • December 18, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth flag of Massachusetts lowered to half-staff on all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 18, 2010 in honor of Sergeant James A. Ayube II of Salem, Massachusetts who died serving our country on December 8, 2010.
  • December 17, 2010 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has directed that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, December 17, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Michael Geary of Derry who died in Afghanistan on December 8, 2010.
  • December 16, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, December 16, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sergeant David P. Senft of Grass Valley, California who died November 15, 2010 in a non-combat related incident at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • December 15, 2010 - New Mexico Governor Richardson has ordered the flags to fly at half-staff from Wednesday, December 15th through Thursday, December 16, 2010 in honor of Sergeant 1st Class James Thode of Kirtland who died on December 2, 2010 serving in Afghanistan.
  • December 15, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags at all state offices and facilities lowered to half-staff today, December 15, 2010 to honor U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry who died in the line of duty while serving near Rio Rico, Arizona. Governor Brewer encourages all individuals to join in this tribute.
  • December 15, 2010 - Utah Governor Herbert has directed that the flag of the United States of America and flag of the State of Utah be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset in honor of Sergeant First Class James Thode who died on December 2, 2010 while serving in Afghanistan.
  • December 14, 2010 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed that the United States flag and Washington State flag at all state agencies be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 in memory of United States Marine Sergeant Jason D. Peto of Vancouver who died December 7, 2010 from wounds sustained last month from conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join in this recognition.
  • December 14, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 in honor of Brigadier General Kenneth R. Fleenor who passed away on December 11, 2010. Brigadier General Fleenor was a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky and a graduate of Western Kentucky University. After graduation he entered the United States Air Force and in December 1967, during his 87th combat mission over North Vietnam, his fighter plane was shot down and he was held as a POW in Hanoi for more than five years. He retired in 1980 in the rank of Brigadier General. Governor Beshear encourages all individuals to join in this tribute.
  • December 13, 2010 - South Carolina Governor Sanford has ordered the flags to half-staff on Monday, December 13, 2010 in honor of State Representative Harriet H. Keyserling.
  • December 11, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Saturday, December 11, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldiers Pvt. Buddy W. McLain of Mexico, Maine, Staff Sergeant Curtis A. Oakes of Athens, Ohio, Pfc. Austin G. Staggs of Senoia, Georgia, and Spc. Matthew W. Ramsey of Quartz Hill, California who all died serving our country on November 29, 2010 in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • December 11, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 11, 2010 in honor of First Lieutenant Scott Milley of Sudbury, Massachusetts who was died in Afghanistan on November 30, 2010.
  • December 10, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, December 10, 2010 in honor of Brooklyn resident, United States Marine Sergeant Nicholas Aleman who died in Paktia, Province Afghanistan on December 5, 2010.
  • December 9, 2010 - Wisconsin Governor Doyle has ordered the flag of the United States and flag of the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at all buildings, grounds, and military installations in the State of Wisconsin in memory of Private First Class Jacob Gassen who died serving in Afghanistan on November 29, 2010.

  • December 9, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings lowered to half-staff on Thursday, December 9, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldiers Sgt. 1st Class Barry E. Jarvis of Tell City, Indiana and Pfc. Jacob A Gassen of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin who both died November 29, 2010 in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • December 7, 2010 (Pearl Harbor Day) - All flags shall be lowered to half-staff throughout the United States from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 in honor of the 69th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor; those that made the supreme sacrifice for their country and those who survived the attack on December 7, 1941. Presidential Proclamation

  • December 7, 2010 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has requested that that the United States flag and Arkansas State flag be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Thursday, December 9, 2010 on all public buildings in honor of United States Marine Corporal Chad S. Wade of Bentonville.

  • December 7, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has issued a proclamation ordering all flags to half-staff along with the Pearl Harbor Day observance on December 7, 2010 in honor of Montana State Highway Patrol Trooper David DeLaittre who died in the line of duty on Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

  • December 4, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Saturday, December 4, 2010 until sunset on Sunday, December 5, 2010 in honor of State Representative Richard P. “Rich” Myers.

  • December 4, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 4, 2010 in honor of United States Army Corporal William K. Middleton and United States Army civilian official, National Guard reserve officer, historian and author Mr. L Van Loan Naisawald. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the City of Lynchburg, City of Richmond, City of Lexington, and the County of Amelia in respect and memory of Corporal William K. Middleton and Mr. L Van Loan Naisawald.

  • December 3, 2010 - Iowa Governor Chet Culver has ordered all flags in the state of Iowa be flown at half-staff on Friday, December 3, 2010 from 8:00am until sunset in honor of Sergeant 1st Class Wallace “Bob” Slight. Sgt. Slight went missing during a Korean War battle in 1950. He was officially declared deceased in 1954, but his remains were only recovered in 1993 and identified after 2003. He was a native of Stuart, Iowa.

  • December 3, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Friday, December 3, 2010 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Jed P. “Cole” Naisbitt who died serving his country on November 20, 2010.

  • December 3, 2010 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered the United States flag and Arkansas State flag lowered to half-staff on Friday, December 3, 2010 in honor of United States Army Sergeant David Scott Robinson of Fort Smith, Arkansas who died in Afghanistan.

  • December 3, 2010 - Ohio Governor Strickland has ordered the United States flag and Ohio State flag to half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Butler County from sunrise to sunset on Friday, December 3, 2010 in honor of Sergeant David Luff. 

  • December 1, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in Montana to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 in honor of United States Army Private Shannon E. Swartz who died serving her country on November 20, 2010.
  • November 30, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldiers Spc. Jesse A. Snow of Fairborn, Ohio who died on November 14, 2010 in Kunar province, Afghanistan and Staff Sergeant Sean M. Flannery, of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania who died on November 22, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged in join in this tribute.
  • November 29, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered the United States flag and Colorado State flag lowered to half-staff today, November 29, 2010 on state and federal buildings in honor of Weld County Sheriff’s Deputy Sam Brownlee who died in the line of duty on Tuesday, November 23, 2010.
  • November 29, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag lowered to half-staff immediately, November 29, 2010 at all state buildings until further notice in honor of Middlesex County Sheriff James V. DiPaola who died November 26, 2010.
  • November 29, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 in honor of Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk.
  • November 29, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings to half-staff on Monday, November 29, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Justin E. Culbreth of Colorado Springs, Colorado who died on November 17, 2010 at Panjway district, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 27, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Saturday, November 27, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Shannon Chihuahua, of Thomasville, GA who died on November 12, 2010 in Kunar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 24, 2010 - Kansas Governor Parkinson has directed flags at all state buildings and grounds to be lowered to half-staff immediately until further notice in memory of State Representative James (Jim) Morrison from Colby. Flags will be flown at half-staff until Representative Morrison’s interment.
  • November 24, 2010 - ​Pennsylvania Governor Rendell has requested the United States and Pennsylvania State flags in the Capitol Complex and in Berks County lowered to half-staff immediately in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Sean M. Flannery who died in Afghanistan. Flags should remain at half-staff through Staff Sergeant Flannery’s interment.
  • November 24, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout the state of Michigan and on Michigan waters lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 in honor of United States Army Specialist Shane H. Ahmed of Chesterfield Township, Michigan who died November 14, 2010 in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
  • November 24, 2010 - Wisconsin Governor Doyle has ordered the flag of the United States of America and flag of the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff on all building and grounds, and military installations in the State of Wisconsin from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 in honor of Specialist Scott Nagorski of Franklin.
  • November 24, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags on all state buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 in honor of the following Fort Campbell soldiers: Spc. Jacob C. Carroll, of Clemmons, North Carolina who died November 13, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Spc. Shane H. Ahmed of Chesterfield, Michigan who died November 14, 2010 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, and Spc. Scott T. Nagorski of Greenfield, Wisconsin who died November 14, 2010 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.
  • November 23, 2010 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 in honor of United States Army Spc. David C. Lutes of Frostburg, Maryland who died on November 11, 2010 in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.
  • November 23, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags on state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 in honor of the following Fort Campbell soldiers: Spc. David C. Lutes of Frostburg, Maryland who died on November 11, 2010 in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan and Cpl. Jacob R. Carver of Freeman, Missouri who died on November 13, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 22, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has ordered the United States flag and New York State flag to half-staff on state buildings on Monday, November 22, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Staff Sergeant Javier O. Ortiz Rivera, a Rochester native who died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on November 16, 2010.
  • ​Kentucky Governor Beshear has that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, November 22, 2010 in honor of the following Fort Campbell soldiers: Spc. Michael L. Stansbery of Mount Juliet, Tennessee who died July 30, 2010 near Kandahar, Afghanistan, Spc. Nathan E. Lillard of Knoxville, Tennessee who died November 14, 2010 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, and Pfc. Christian M. Warriner of Mills River, North Carolina who died on November 14, 2010 in Kunar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 21, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag to be lowered to half-staff on all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, November 21, 2010 in honor of Spc. Jonathan M. Curtis of Belmont, Massachusetts who died in Afghanistan on November 1, 2010.
  • November 20, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested that flags be flown at half-staff on Saturday, November 20, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Matthew J. Broehm and United States Army Special Forces Sergeant First Class Todd M. Harris.
  • November 20, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, November 20, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Anthony Vargas of Reading, Pennsylvania who died serving in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 20, 2010 - ​Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of American and the Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the State of Virginia from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, November 20, 2010 in respect and memory of former Virginia legislator W. Henry MaxwellJones.
  • November 19, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, November 19, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Andrew L. Hutchins of New Portland, Maine who died November 8, 2010 in Khost province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 19, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 19, 2010 in honor of Chittenango soldier United States Army Sergeant Edward H. Bolen who died in action in Logar Province, Afghanistan on November 10, 2010.
  • November 19, 2010 - South Carolina Governor Sanford has ordered the United States flag and South Carolina flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 19, 2010 in honor of Senior Airman Andrew S. Bubacz of Dalzell, South Carolina who died while serving in Afghanistan.
  • November 19, 2010 - Maine Governor Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and State of Maine flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 19, 2010 in honor of Cpl. Andrew L. Hutchins who died November 8, 2010 while serving in Afghanistan.
  • November 18, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, November 18, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Pfc. Shane M. Reifert of Cottrellville, Michigan who died November 6, 2010 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged in join in this tribute.
  • November 18, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois state flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Thursday, November 18, 2010 until sunset, Saturday, November 20, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal James B. Stack of Arlington Heights, Illinois.
  • November 17, 2010 - Pennsylvania Governor Rendell has requested that all Pennsylvania Flags on State Facilities and throughout the Commonwealth should be flown at half-staff until Sunday, November 21, 2010 in respect for Wildlife Conservation Officer David L. Grove who died in the line of duty of November 11, 2010.
  • November 17, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state and federal buildings on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in honor of United States Army Soldiers: Sergeant Aaron B. Cruttenden and Spc. Dale J. Kridlo who both died in action on November 7, 2010 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.  
  • November 17, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sergeant Adam L. Dickmyer of Winston Salem, North Carolina who died October 28, 2010 near Kandahar, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 17, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout the State of Michigan and on Michigan Waters lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in honor of United States Army Private Frist Class Shane M. Reifert of Cottrellville, Michigan, who died on November 6, 2010 in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
  • November 17, 2010 - South Carolina Governor Sanford has requested that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in honor of firefighter Chance Hyatt Zobel of Irmo who died in the line of duty.
  • November 17, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States and Commonwealth of Virginia lowered to half-staff over the State Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in honor of Untied States Army Staff Sergeant Adam L. Dickmyer. It is encouraged that the flags be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the County of Arlington on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
  • November 15, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested that flags be lowered to half-staff Monday, November 15, 2010 to honor Lance Corporal Randy R. Braggs of Sierra Vista who died November 6, 2010 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 13, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered the flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state and federal buildings on Saturday, November 13, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Brandon Pearson of Arvada who died on November 4, 2010 in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.
  • November 12, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset, Saturday, November 13, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Staff Sergeant Jordan B. Emrick of Hoyleton, Illinois.  Flags should also remain at half-staff from Saturday, November 13, 2010 until sunset on Monday, November 15, 2010 in honor of United States Army Corporal James Chad Young of Rochester, Illinois.
  • November 12, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States flag and Kentucky State flag lowered to half-staff on Friday, November 12, 2010 – Spc. Thomas A. Moffitt of Wichita, Kansas who died October 24, 2010 at Sarobi District, Paktika Province, Afghanistan. Governor Beshear encourages all individuals to join in this tribute.
  • November 12, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has ordered flags on State government buildings lowered to half-staff on Friday, November 12, 2010 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Sergeant Michael F. Paranzino who died in Afghanistan on November 5, 2010.
  • November 11, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States flag and Kentucky State flag lowered to half-staff on Thursday, November 11, 2010, in Memory of Pfc. Andrew N. Meari of Plainfield, Illinois who died November 1, 2010 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Governor Beshear encourages all individuals to join in this tribute.
  • November 11, 2010 - Maine Governor John Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, November 11, 2010 in honor of United States Marine First Lt. James R. Zimmerman who died November 2, 2010 while serving in Afghanistan.
  • November 10, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has ordered all flags on State buildings lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in honor of Williamsville soldier; United States Army Specialist Blake D. Whipple who died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan on November 5, 2010.
  • November 10, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Cpl. Brett W. Land of Wasco, California who died on October 30, 2010 in the Zhari district, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 9, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 in honor of Spc. Jonathan M. Curtis of Belmont, Massachusetts who was killed in Afghanistan on November 1, 2010.
  • November 9, 2010 - Pennsylvania Governor Rendell has ordered all United States flags and Pennsylvania State flags in the Capitol Complex and the185th House Distric in Philadelphia and Delaware counties should be flown at half-staff in respect of Representative Robert C. Donatucci. Representative Donatucci was a 30-year member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Flags should remain at half-staff through his interment.
  • November 9, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States flag and Kentucky State flag lowered to half-staff on all State buildings on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell Soldier Spc. Jonathan M. Curtis of Belmont, Massachusetts.All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 8, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, November 8, 2010 in honor Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Pedro A. Maldonado of Houston, Texas who died October 29, 2010 in Kandalay, Afghanistan.
  • No​vember 8, 2010 - The Flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia has been ordered to be flown over the State Capitol Building from sunrise to sunset on Monday, November 8, 2010 in memory and respect for Retired Lt. Col. John F. “Jack” McDonnell.  
  • November 8, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on State buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, November 8, 2010 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Sergeant First Class Todd M. Harris.
  • November 8, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Monday, November 8, 2010 until sunset, Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Andrew N. Meari of Plainfield, Illinois.
  • November 6, 2010 - West Virginia Governor Manchin has ordered all state flags displayed at state facilities lowered to half-staff on Saturday, November 6, 2010 to honor the distinguished life and service of Delegate Sam Argento who represented the Nicholas County District.
  • November 5, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, November 5, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sergeant 1st Class Phillip C. Tanner of Sheridan, Wyoming who died on October 26, 2010 at Ali Al Salem, Kuwait of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • November 4, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Thursday, November 4, 2010 until sunset, Saturday, November 6, 2010 in honor of Firefigher Gary L. Cummins of the Brocton Fire Protection District.
  • November 3, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on State Government buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Sergeant Michael D. Kirspel, Jr who died in Afghanistan on October 27, 2010.
  • November 3, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sergeant Dave J. Weigle ofPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania who died October 10, 2010.
  • November 3, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States of America flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-mast on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 in respect and memory of former Virginia congressman and legislator Owen Pickett.
  • November 1, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana lowered to half-staff on Monday, November 1, 2010 in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Kerry ‘Doc’ ‘KC’ Sweten who died serving his country on October 21, 2010.
  • November 1, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that the United States flag and Kentucky State flag be lowered to half-staff on Monday, November 1, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sgt. Karl A Campbell who died on October 4, 2010 in Babur, Afghanistan.  All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 31, 2010 - Ohio Governor Strickland has ordered the flags of the United States of America and State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds through Pickaway County from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in honor of Spc. Gerald Jenkins.
  • October 31, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that the United States flag and Kentucky State flag be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell Soldier Spc. Gerald R. Jenkins who died October 20, 2010 in Maquan, Zhari district, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 30, 2010 - Oklahoma Governor Henry has directed that the United States flag and Oklahoma State flag be lowered to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on October 30, 2010 to honor Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain George C. Green who died in the line of duty. Captain Green served the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for 31 years.
  • October 30, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag lowered to half-staff over the state Capitol building on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in respect and memory of United States Army Private First Class Tramaine J. Billingsley. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia may be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal grounds in the City of Portsmouth and the City of Norfolk in respect and memory of Private First Class Billingsley.
  • October 30, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered flags on all State and government buildings in Barton County only to half-staff from Saturday, October 30, 2010 until sunset on Friday, November 5, 2010 in honor of Specialist Dylan T. Reid. Additionally, by order of the Governor, all flags at all government buildings statewide will be flown at half-staff for one full day on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in memory of Specialist Reid.
  • October 29, 2010 - Kansas Governor Parkinson has directed that the United States flag and Kansas State flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, October 29, 2010 in honor of Specialist Thomas A. Moffitt of Wichita. 
  • October 29, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 29, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sgt. Kenneth K. McAninch of Logansport, Indiana. It is encouraged that all individuals, businesses, and government agencies join in this tribute.
  • October 29, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 29, 2010 in honor of Private First Class David R. Jones, Jr. of Saint Johnsville who died of injuries in a non-combat incident on October 24, 2010 in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • October 28, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all State and government buildings in Saline County only to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, October 28, 2010 in memory of Firefighter Randall Scott of Davenport who died in the line of duty.
  • October 27, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on all state buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Army Sergeant First Class Charles M. Sadell.
  • October 27, 2010 - Maryland Governor O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to remain at half-staff until sunset Wednesday, October 27, 2010 in honor of Baltimore City Police Officer Thomas R. Portz, Jr. who died in the line of duty on October 20, 2010. The Maryland State flag should be raised to full-staff for Thursday, October 28, 2010.
  • October 25, 2010 - Wisconsin Governor Doyle has requested the United States flag and Wisconsin State flag lowered to half-staff on all buildings, grounds and military installations in the State of Wisconsin from sunrise to sunset on Monday, October 25, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Justin Cain of Manitowoc, Wisconsin who died serving his country in Afghanistan.
  • October 25, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the United States flag and Arizona State flag lowered to half-staff on Monday, October 25, 2010 in honor of Phoenix Police Sergeant Sean Drenth who died in the line of duty. All individuals, businesses, and government agencies are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 23, 2010 - Oregon Governor Kulongoski has ordered all flags in Oregon lowered to half-staff on Saturday, October 23, 2010 and Sunday, October 24, 2010 in memory of Lance Corporal Joseph E. Rodewald and Sergeant Ian M. Tawney.
  • October 23, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Saturday, October 23, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. David A. Hess of Ruskin, Florida. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 22, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset, Saturday, October 23, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Alec. E. Catherwood of Byron, Illinois.
  • October 22, 2010 - Utah Governor Herbert has requested that the flag of the United States of America and the State Flag of Utah be lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 22, 2010 in honor of Private First Class Jordan M. Byrd.
  • October 22, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 22, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldiers Spc. Matthew C. Powell and Pfc. Jordan M. Byrd. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 22, 2010 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered the United States flag and Arkansas State flag lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 22, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Irvin Martin Ceniceros of Knoxville, Arkansas.
  • October 21, 2010 - Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag flown at half staff immediately. This is in memory of Officer Thomas R. Portz, Jr., of the Baltimore City Police Department, who died yesterday in the line of duty. The flag shall continue to be flown at half staff until sunset on the day of the funeral. Dailyflagstatus.com will notify you when to return the State flag back to full-staff.
  • October 21, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all State and government offices lowered to half-staff in St. Charles County from Thursday, October 21, 2010 until sunset on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 in memory of Lance Corporal Phillip D. Vinnedge who died serving his country in Afghanistan.  Also, all flags should be flown half-staff from sunrise to sunset statewide on Thursday, October 21, 2010 in memory of Lance Corporal Vinnedge.
  • October 20, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout the state of Michigan and on Michigan waters lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in honor of Army Specialist Joseph “Joey” Prentler of Fenwick, Michigan who died October 4, 2010 in Mama Kariz, Afghanistan.
  • October 19, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered flags to half-staff to honor the service of Phoenix Police Sergeant Sean Drenth. Phoenix Police identified Sergeant Drenth as the officer who was shot and killed in the area of the State Capitol. Governor Brewers orders will run concurrent with the previous order honoring State Senator Garcia, the Governor will order the flags to half-staff again on the day of Sergeants Drenth's interment. All individuals are invited to join this tribute.
  • October 19, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff from sunrise, Tuesday, October 19, 2010 until sunset, Thursday, October 21, 2010 in honor of Unite d States Marine Lance Corporal John T. Sparks of Chicago, Illinois.
  • October 18, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered the United States flag and Missouri State flag to half-staff on all Missouri State Highway Facilities from October 18, 2010 through October 20, 2010 in honor of Sergeant Joseph G. Schuengel of the Missouri State Highway Patrol who died in the line of duty. Flags should also be flown at half-staff for one full day on October 20, 2010 on all government buildings statewide. 
  • October 18, 2010 - Wisconsin Governor Doyle has ordered the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin flown at half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations in the State of Wisconsin on Monday, October 18, 2010 in honor of United States Air Force Senior Airman Daniel Johnson who died serving his country in Afghanistan.
  • October 18, 2010 - Oklahoma Governor Henry has ordered the United States flag and Oklahoma State flag lowered to half-staff throughout the State of Oklahoma from 8:00am – 5:00pm on Monday, October 18, 2010 in honor of Justice Marian P. Opala who died Monday, October 11, 2010 at age 89.
  • October 17, 2010 - Minnesota Governor Pawlenty has ordered all United States flags and State of Minnesota flags to half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, October 17, 2010 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Ryane G. Clark.
  • October 16, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the flags to be flown at half-staff for a period of seven days beginning October 16, 2010. Senator Garcia was elected to the Arizona State Senate in 2003 and at the time of his death, had been serving as the senate Minority Leader. He had previously served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1993 to 1997.
  • October 15, 2010 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State Flag lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 15, 2010 in honor of Anchorage firefighter Andy Mullen who passed away from cancer this past Monday.
  • October 14, 2010 - South Carolina Governor Sanford has ordered the United States flag and State of South Carolina flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise Thursday, October 14, 2010 until sunset on Friday, October 15, 2010 in honor of Staff Sergeant Willie J. Harley Jr. of Aiken and Sergeant Luther W. Rabon Jr. of Lexington. Sergeant Harley’s funeral is on Thursday followed by Sergeant Rabon’s funeral on Friday.
  • October 14, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, October 14, 2010 over the State Capitol building to honor United States Army First Lieutenant Todd W. Weaver. It is encouraged that the flags be flown at half-staff on all buildings and grounds in the City of Hampton and the County of Arlington on Thursday, October 14, 2010 in respect of Lieutenant Weaver.
  • October 14, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, October 14, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell Soldier 1st Lt. Todd W. Weaver of Hampton, Virginia. Governor Beshear encourages all individuals to join this tribute.
  • October 13, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to half-staff immediately until sunset, Thursday, October 14, 2010 in honor of United States Air Force Senior Airman Daniel J. Johnson of Schiller Park, Illinois.
  • October 13, 2010 - Maryland Governor O'Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 in honor of United States Army Sergeant John F. Burner, III of Baltimore, Maryland who died on September 16, 2010 in Iskandariya, Iraq.
  • October 13, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 in honor of Marine Lance Corporal Scott Lynch of Greenwood Lake who died serving our country in Helmand Province Afghanistan.
  • October 12, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout the state of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Sergeant Anthony D. Matteoni of Kalamazoo, Michigan who died in Afghanistan on October 1, 2010.
  • ​October 12, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 in honor of Marine Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Jackson of Corbin, Kentucky.  Governor Beshear encourages all individuals to join this tribute.

  • October 10, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff from sunrise , Sunday, October 10, 2010 until sunset, Tuesday, October 12, 2010 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Mark A. Simpson of Peoria, Illinois.

  • October 9, 2010 - Maryland Governor O'Malley has ordered the United Stats flag and Maryland State flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, October 9, 2010 in honor of Army Sergeant 1st Class Lance H. Vogeler of Frederick, Maryland who died on October 1, 2010 in Bastion, Afghanistan.

  • October 9, 2010 - Oregon Governor Kulongoski has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, October 9, 2010 in memory f Army Chaplain Captain Dale A. Goetz who died in Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan on August 30, 2010.
  • October 8, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 8, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sgt. Justin A. Officer of Wichita, Kansas Governor Beshear encourages all individuals to join this tribute.
  • October 8, 2010 - Kansas Governor Parkinson has ordered the United States flag and Kansas State flag lowered to half-staff throughout Kansas from sunrise to sunset on Friday, October 8, 2010 in honor of Sergeant Justin Officer of Wichita.
  • October 8, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state and federal buildings on Friday, October 8, 2010 in honor of Army Sergeant Justin A. Officer of Colorado Springs. Sergeant Officer was killed in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan.
  • October 7, 2010 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State Flags lowered to half-staff Thursday, October 7, 2010 in honor of George Rogers who died on Sunday. Rogers was a key figure in Alaska's statehood serving as technical consultant to the Alaska Constitutional Convention.
  • October 6, 2010 - All flags in Illinois are to remain at half-staff until sunset Friday, October 8, 2010 in honor of Assistant Fire Chief Thomas Innes of the Hindsboro Community Fire District.
  • October 6, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 over the State Capitol building to honor Navy Lieutenant Brendan J. Looney, U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer David B. McLendon, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam O. Smith, and U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Denis C. Miranda. It is encouraged that the flags be flown at all buildings and grounds in the City of Virginia Beach on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 in memory of those who gave their life defending our freedom.
  • October 6, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 in memory of Fort Campbell soldier Lt. Col. Robert F. Baldwin of Muscatine, Iowa. Governor Beshear encourages all individuals and businesses to join in this tribute.
  • October 5, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has requested that the flags of the United States of America and State of Illinois be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, October 7, 2010 in honor of Officer Samuel Vargas of the Cicero Police Department.
  • October 5, 2010 - Ohio Governor Strickland has ordered the flags of the United States of America and State of Ohio to half-staff throughout Hamilton County from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, October 5th 2010 in honor of Spc. Donald Morrison.
  • October 5, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and the Massachusetts State flag lowered to half-staff on all state and public buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 in honor of Pfc. Clinton E. Springer of Mashpee, Massachusetts who died in Afghanistan on September 24, 2010.
  • October 5, 2010 - Utah Governor Herbert has directed that the flag of the United States of America and State of Utah be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Matthew Wagstaff of Orem who died on September 21, 2010 serving in Afghanistan.
  • October 5, 2010- Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Chief Warrant Officer Matthew G. Wagstaff of Orem, Utah. Wagstaff died in a helicopter crash in Zabul province, Afghanistan on September 21, 2010. Governor Beshear encourages all individuals, businesses, and organizations to join in this tribute.
  • October 5, 2010 - Maine Governor Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 in honor of Private First Class Clinton E. Springer II who died September 28, 2010 while serving in Afghanistan.
  • October 4, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag to half-staff immediately until sunset, Wednesday, October 6, 2010 in honor of United States Army Lieutenant Colonel Robert F. Baldwin​ of New Boston, Illinois.
  • October 4, 2010 - Maryland Governor O'Malley has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, October 4, 2010 in honor of Lt. (SEAL) Brendan J. Loney of Owings, Maryland who died durin gcombat operations in the Zabul province, Afghanistan.
  • October 3, 2010 - In accordance with Public Law 107-51, the flag of the United States and your
    respective state flag should be flown at half-staff on Sunday, October 3, 2010 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. Click here for the Presidential Proclamation
  • October 2, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, October 2, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sgt. Marvin R. Calhoun Jr. of Elkhart, Indiana. Sgt. Calhoun Jr. died in a helicopter crash on September 21, 2010 in Zabul province Afghanistan.
  • October 2, 2010 - ​ Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all state government offices to be flown at half-staff in Macon County only from Saturday, October 2, 2010 until sunset Friday, October 8, 2010 in memory of Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Olin Smith who died in Afghanistan.  Also by order of Governor Nixon, flags at all government buildings statewide should be flown at half-staff for one full day on Saturday, October 2, 2010 in memory of Petty Officer 2nd Class Smith.
  • October 2, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested the United States flag and State of Arizona flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, October 2, 2010 in honor of Private First Class Barbara Vieyra of Mesa, Arizona who died on September 18, 2010 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. All individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • October 1, 2010 - Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, October 1, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Chief Warrant Officer Jonah D. McClellan of St. Louis Park, Minnesota who died in a helicopter crash September 21, 2010.  Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join this tribute.
  • October 1, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag to half-staff from sunrise, Friday, October 1, 2010 until sunset, Sunday, October 3, 2010 in honor of U.S. Sergeant 1st Class Ronald A. Grider of Brighton, Illinois.
  • September 28, 2010 - ​New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff Wednesday, September 29, in honor of a Fort Drum Soldier Army Private First Class Clinton Springer.
  • September 29, 2010 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed the United States flag and the state of Washington flag to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 in memory of U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Two Jonah D. McClellan ​of Battle Ground, who died when his helicopter crashed in Qalat, Afghanistan on September 21, 2010.
  • September 28, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flag and Michigan State flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 in honor of Army Specialist Deangelo B. Snow of Saginaw, Michigan who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on September 17, 2010.
  • September 28, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 in honor of the following Fort Campbell Soldiers: Staff Sgt. Jaime C. Newman, Spc. Deangelo B. Snow, and Staff Sgt. Joshua D. Powell.
  • September 28, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia to half-staff from sunrise to sunset over the State Capitol building on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 in memory of United States Army Staff Sergeant Jaime C. Newman. It is encouraged that the flags also be flown at half-staff on all buildings and grounds in the City of Richmond and the County of Powhatan.
  • September 28, 2010 - Connecticut Governor Rell has ordered the United States and State of Connecticut flags lowered to half-staff immediately until further notice in honor of United States Army PFC Gebrah P. Noonan of Watertown, CT. PFC Noonan died Thursday, September 23 in a non-combat incident while on duty in Fallujah, Iraq.
  • September 27, 2010 - South Carolina Governor Sanford has ordered the flags on state buildings to half-staff on Monday, September 27, 2010 in honor of Orangeburg County Sheriff Larry Williams.
  • September 27, 2010 - Oklahoma Governor Henry has ordered the flags of the United States of America and State of Oklahoma to be flown at half-staff on Monday, September 27, 2010 in honor of former Representative Ross Duckett.
  • September 27, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, September 27, 2010 in honor of Kentucky Native and Fort Campbell soldier 1st Lt. EricYates of Rineyville who died September 18, 2010 in Zahari district, Kandahar, Afghanistan. Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
  • September 26, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Sunday, September 26, 2010 until sunset, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 in honor of U.S. Army Sergeant Joshua D. Powell of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. 
  • September 25, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, September 25, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sgt. Aaron K. Kramer of Salt Lake City, Utah who died September 16, 2010 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
  • September 25, 2010 - Utah Governor Herbert has ordered the Flag of the United States of America and the Utah State Flag lowered to half-staff on Saturday, September 25, 2010 in honor of Army Sergeant Aaron Kramer of Cottonwood Heights. Sgt. Kramer died in Kandahar, Afghanistan on September 16, 2010.
  • September 24, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout the state of Michigan lowered from sunrise to sunset on Friday, September 24, 2010 in honor of Senior Airman James A Hansen of Athens, Michigan.
  • September 24, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed flags on all State buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 24, 2010 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Army Corporal Joshua Harton who was killed in Kaftar Khan, Afghanistan on September 18, 2010.
  • September 22, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowerd to half-staff immediately until sunset, Friday, September 24, 2010 in honor of Deputy Chief Mark Johnson of the Hinsdale Fire Department.
  • September 22, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on all State Buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, September 22 2010, in honor of Army Specialist Timothy L. Johnson who died in Kandahar, Afghanistan on September 16, 2010.
  • September 18, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all State and government offices to be flown at half-staff in Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, and Andrew Counties from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, September 18, 2010 in memory of Officer Dan D. De Kraai who died in the line of duty.
  • September 18, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, September 18, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Capt. Jason T. McMahon who died September 5, 2010 in Bagram, Afghanistan. Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
  • September 17, 2010 - In Recognition of POW/MIA Day, where possible/if a POW/MIA Flag is available, please fly the POW/MIA Flag from sunrise to sunset on Friday, September 17, 2010 in honor and respect for all Prisoners of War and Missing in Action in appreciation for their selfless service and sacrifice.
  • September 17, 2010 - Governor Parkinson has directed that flags be flown at half-staff throughout Kansas from sunrise to sunset on Friday, September 17, 2010 in honor of Captain Jason T. McMahon of Mulvane. Captain McMahon died September 5, 2010 while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Bagram, Afghanistan.
  • S​eptember 17, 2010 - Governor Sanford has requested that the flags of the United States of America and South Carolina should be flown at half-staff on Friday, September 17, 2010 in honor of South Carolina Representative William Wylie of Simpsonville, SC.
  • September 16, 2010 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has directed that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, September 16, 2010 in honor of U.S. Marine Cpl. Philip Gerald Eichner Charte of Goffstown died in Afghanistan while serving the United States of America ​on September 7, 2010.
  • September 15, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the State flag for the Commonwealth of Virginia to be lowered to half-staff immediately on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in Virginia in respect and memory of Trooper Mark D. Barrett. The State flag should return to full-staff at sunset on Friday, September 17, 2010.
  • September 15, 2010 - Arkansas Governor Beebe has ordered Arkansas State flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, to pay honor to Jefferson Thomas​.
  • September 14, 2010 - Ohio Governor Strickland has ordered the flags of the United States and State of Ohio to half-staff on all public buildings and grounds throughout Franklin County from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 in honor of Sgt. Jesse Balthaser.
  • September 13, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed that flags on state buildings​ be lowered to half-staff on Monday, September 13, 2010 in honor of Marine Corporal Philip G. E. Charte who died in Afghanistan on September 7, 2010. 
  • September 11, 2010 - In honor of Patriot Day, all flags in the United States are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of September 11, 2001.
  • Along with Patriot Day, Arkansas Governor Beebe has also asked flags to be lowered on Saturday, September 11, 2010, to honor Specialist Bryn T. Raver​ who died serving the United States of America in Nangahar, Afghanistan.
  • Along with Patriot Day, Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff in honor of Fort Campbell soldiers Pvt. Adam J. Novak, 20, of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin and Pfc. Bryn T. Raver, 20, of Harrison, Arkansas.
  • Along with Patriot Day, Wisconsin Governor Doyle has requested that flags at all state buildings be flown at half-staff Saturday, September 11, 2010 in honor of Army Pvt. Adam Novak of Praire du Sac, Wisconsin.

  • September 10, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 10, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Andrew J. Castro of Westlake Village, California. Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations, and government agencies to join in this tribute.

  • September 9, 2010 - Ohio Governor Strickland has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the State of Ohio to half-staff on all public buildings and grounds throughout Warren County from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, September 9, 2010 in honor of Sgt. James Robinson.

  • September 9, 2010 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State Flags to half-staff on Thursday, September 9, 2010 in memory of former state Senator Kathryn (Kay) Poland.
  • September 9, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered the United States and Colorado State flags to half-staff at state and federal facilities throughout Colorado on Thursday, September 9, 2010 in honor of Captain Dale Goetz who died in Afghanistan. ​
  • September 8, 2010 - Pennsylvania Governor Rendell ordered the United States and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and on state facilities in Cambria County to be flown at half-staff in honor of Lance Cpl. Joshua T. Twigg, of Indiana, PA who died in Afghanistan. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, September 10.
  • September 8, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested the flags at state offices and facilities be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 from sunrise to sunset in respect for US Border Patrol Agent Michael V Gallagher who died on September 2nd from injuries sustained in a two vehicle accident while on patrol near Casa Grande. Governor Brewer encourages individuals, businesses, organizations, and government agencies to join in this tribute.
  • September 7, 2010 - Wisconsin Governor Doyle has ordered the United States Flag and Wisconsin State flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 in honor of U.S. Army Spc. Chad Coleman.
  • September 4, 2010 - Ohio Governor Strickland has ordered the United States flag and State of Ohio flag to half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Warren County​from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, September 4, 2010 in honor of Sgt. James Robinson.
  • September 3, 2010 - Connecticut ​Governor Rell has ordered the United States flag and State of Connecticut flag to half-staff immediately in honor of Connecticut State Police Trooper Kenneth Hall, who died Thursday afternoon in the line of duty. The United States and State flag will remain at half-staff until sundown on the day of Trooper Hall's interment. Funeral arrangements have not yet been determined.  
  • September 3, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has ordered the United States Flag to half-staff, Friday, September 3, 2010 in honor of Deputy Sheriff Brian Harris of Kane County, Utah who was killed in the line of duty while tracking a suspect in the desert near Fredonia, Arizona.
  • September 2, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth of Virginia flag to half-staff over the state Capitol building on Thursday, September 2, 2010, in respect and memory of United States Marine Sergeant Ronald A. Rodriguez. It is encouraged that the flags may be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal building and grounds in the City of Falls Church.
  • September 1, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all State and Government offices to half-staff in Adair County only from Wednesday, September 1, 2010 until sunset on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 in memory of Sergeant Brandon E. Maggart who died while serving in Iraq.
  • September 1, 2010 - Governor Quinn has requested that the United States flag and Illinois State flag be flown at half-staff immediately, September 1, 2010, until sunset, Friday September 3, 2010, in honor of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Robert J. Newton of Creve Coeur, Illinois.
  • August 31, 2010 - Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 in honor of Marine Sergeant Jason D. Calo a native of Lexington, KY who died August 22, 2010 in Helmand province. All individuals in Kentucky are encouraged to take part in this honor.
  • August 31, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout the state of Michigan and on Michigan waters lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, in honor of Marine Sergeant Jason D. Calo of Mancelona who died August 22, 2010 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
  • August 30, 2010 - Alaska Governor Parnell ordered state flags lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset August 31, 2010 in honor of Hoonah Police Officers Matthew Tokuoka and Anthony Wallace who died in the line of duty Sunday night.  
  • August 30, 2010 - Arkansas State flags should be lowered to half-staff immediately at all public buildings until sunset on Thursday, September 2, 2010 in honor of Army Private First Class Bryn T. Raver.
  • August 30, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the flags at all state office buildings to half-staff on In honor of Fort Campbell soldier Pvt. Charles M. High IV of Albuquerque, NM who died August 17, 2010, in Kunar province, Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to take part in this honor.
  • August 28, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the flags at all state office buildings to half-staff on Saturday, August 28, 2010 – In honor of Spc. Christopher S. Wright of Tollesboro, KY who died August 19, 2010 in Pech, Afghanistan and Chief Petty Officer (seal) Collin Thomas of Morehead, Ky who died August 18, 2010 in eastern Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to take part in this honor.
  • August 28, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested that all flags at State of Arizona offices and facilities be flown at half-staff on Saturday, August 28, 2010 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Martin A. Lugo of Tucson who died in Puli Alam, Afghanistan.
  • August 27, 2010 - Utah Governor Herbert has requested that the flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah be flown at half-staff immediately, August 27, 2010 until sunset on August 28, 2010 to honor Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Harris who lost his life in the line of duty on August 26, 2010.
  • August 27, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff immediately until sunset, Friday, August 27, 2010 in honor of Marine Corporal Christopher J. Boyd of Palatine, Illinois.
  • August 27, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana to be flown at half-staff on Friday, August 27th, 2010, to honor the memory of U. S. Army 1st Lieutenant Paul Magers, who was killed while flying an air support mission for a special operations extraction team in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam on June 1, 1971. The body of 1st Lt. Paul Magers of Billings, Mont., was identified through DNA testing by the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory in Hawaii. Magers enlisted in the Army in Sidney, Neb., in 1969.
  • August 26, 2010 - Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol building in memory of United States Marine Lance Cpl. Cody S. Childers from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, August 26, 2010. It is further encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia may be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the City of Chesapeake.
  • August 26, 2010 - ​Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff from sunrise, Thursday, August 26, 2010 until sunset Saturday, August 28, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Kevin E. Oratowski of Wheaton, Illinois.
  • August 25, 2010 - Governor John Lynch has directed that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, August 25 2010, to honor Army Master Sgt. Jared N. Van Aalst of Laconia and a graduate of Plymouth Regional High School, who was killed in action in Afghanistan on August 4, 2010. 
  • August 25, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Pfc. Benjamen G. Chisholm of Fort Worth, Texas who gave his life defending the Untied States of America in Afghanistan. All individuals are encouraged to take part in this honor. 
  • August 24, 2010 - Connecticut Governor Rell has ordered the Connecticut State flags and United States Of America Flags lowered to half staff in honor of Army Sergeant Steven J. Deluzio, of Glastonbury, who died in Afghanistan on August 22. At the Governor’s direction,
    flags will remain at half staff until Sergeant Deluzio's funeral.

  • August 23, 2010 - Governor Paterson has directed that flags on State Government buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, August 23, 2010, in honor of Army Staff Sergeant Derek J Farley, a Nassau resident who died in Afghanistan on August 17, 2010.

  • August 19, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm today ordered United States flags throughout the state of Michigan and on Michigan waters to half-staff, Thursday, August 19, 2010, in honor of Army Private First Class Bradley D. Rappuhn of Grand Ledge who died August 8 at Zhari Kandahar, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • August 18, 2010 - Governor John Lynch has directed that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, to honor Army Sgt. Andrew Nicol.

  • August 18, 2010 - Governor Pawlenty has ordered that all United States flags and State of Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, in honor and remembrance of Deputy Christopher L. Dewey.

  • August 17, 2010 - Governor Ritter has ordered that all U.S. and Colorado flags be lowered to half-staff at all state and federal buildings on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 in honor of Army Sgt. Faith Hinkley of Monte Vista.

  • August 16, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, August 16, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sgt. Leston M. Winters of Sour Lake, Texas who died July 15 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations, and government agencies to join this tribute. 

  • August 13, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered the United States and Colorado State flags to half-staff at state and federal facilities throughout Colorado on Friday, August 13, 2010, in honor of Marine Cpl. Max William Donahue of Highlands Ranch who died in Helmund Province, Afghanistan.

  • August 12, 2010 - Illinois ​Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to be kept at half-staff until sunset, Saturday, August 14, 2010 in honor of Police Officer Jeremy Hubbard of the Cowden Police Department. 

  • August 12, 2010 - Illinois ​Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to be kept at half-staff until sunset, Saturday, August 14, 2010 in honor of Police Officer Jeremy Hubbard of the Cowden Police Department. 

  • August 11, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia to half-staff over the state Capitol building from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, in memory of United States Army Private 1st Class Morganne M. McBeth. It is encouraged that the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia may be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the City of Fredericksburg.

  • August 11, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 until sunset, Friday, August 13, 2010 in honor of Firefighter Christopher Wheatley of the Chicago Fire Department.

  • August 10, 2010 - Governor Parnell has ordered the United States and Alaska State flag to half-staff immediately in honor of former Senator Ted Stevens who tragically died in a plane crash at the age of 86. The U.S. flag will be raised to full-staff Thursday morning, while the state flags will remain lowered until sunrise the day following Senator Stevens’s memorial service.

  • August 7, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 7, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Sgt. Kyle Stout of Texarkana, Texas, who died in Kandahar, Afghanistan and also on ​Monday, August 9, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Carlos J. Negron of Fort Meyers, Florida who died in Konar, Afghanistan.

  • August 6, 2010 - New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has directed that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, August 6, 2010, to honor Army Staff Sgt. Kyle Warren.

  • August 5, 2010 -Kansas Governor Parkinson has directed flags throughout the State of Kansas​ to half-staff until Sundown, Monday, August 9, 2010, in memory of former Chief Justice Robert E. Davis.

  • August 5, 2010 - Washington Governor Gregoire has directed the United States flag and Washington State flag to half-staff on Thursday, August 5, 2010, in memory of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove of Renton who died serving the United States of America in Logar Province, Afghanistan. Flags should return to full-staff on Friday, August 6, 2010.

  • August 4, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be flown to half-staff on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, in honor of Kentucky soldier and LaGrange, KY native Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau who died in Afghanistan and Spc. Andrew R. Looney of Owasso, Oklahoma who also died in Afghanistan. Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join this tribute. 

  • July 30, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be flown to half-staff on Friday, July 30, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Pfc. James J. O'Quinn of El Paso, Texas. Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join this tribute.

  • July 29, 2010 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered the Alaska State flags to half-staff immediately in honor and memory of four crew members who were killed in the crash of a C-17 on Elmendorf Air Force Base. The State Flag should return to full-staff on August 3, 2010.

  • July 29, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and State of Illinois flags at half-staff from Thursday, July 29, 2010 until sunset Saturday, July 31, 2010 in honor of Marine Corps. Lance Corporal Frederik E. Vazquez of Melrose Park, Illinois.
  • July 29, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flag and Michigan S​tate flag to half-staff on Thursday, July 29, 2010, in honor of Marine Corporal Paul J. Miller of Traverse City who died July 19 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
  • July 28, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Pfc. David T. Miller of Wilton, NY who died in Lar Sholtan Village, Afghanistan. Governor Beshear also encourages individuals, businesses, and government agencies to join this tribute.
  • July 27, 2010 - Governor Doyle has issued an executive order for the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 to honor Secretary Rod Nilsestuen of the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.
  • July 27, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has order the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia may be flown at half-staff in the State of Virginia from Tuesday, July 27, 2010 until sunset July 28, 2010 in respect and memory of Rocky Mount Fire Chief and Vice Mayor Posey Dillon, Rocky Mount Firefighter William Daniel Altice, and Tazewell County Deputy Shawn Hess, who gave their lives in the line of duty.
  • July 27, 2010 - Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to half-staff from sunrise, Tuesday, July 27, 2010 until sunset, Thursday, July 29, 2010 in honor of Army Sergeant Jesse R. Tilton of Decatur, Illinois
  • July 26, 2010 - South Carolina Flags will be at half-staff on Monday, July 26, 2010, from sunrise to sunset in honor of US Army SFC John H. Jarrell, of Brunson, SC who lost his life serving our country in Afghanistan.
  • July 26, 2010 - Maryland ​Governor O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State flag flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, July 26, 2010 in honor of Tyras "Bunk" Athey who served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1967-1993.
  • July 26, 2010 - Minnesota Governor Pawlenty order all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset on Monday, July 26, 2010, in honor and remembrance of First Lieutenant Christopher S. Goeke.
  • July 25, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to half-staff from sunrise Friday, July 23, 2010 until sunset Sunday, July 25, 2010 in honor of Marine Staff Sergeant Justus S. Bartelt of Polo, Illinois.
  • July 25, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all state government offices in Clay County to be flown at half-staff from Sunday, June 25, 2010 until sunset on Friday, July 30, 2010 in memory of Staff Sergeant Shaun M. Mittler who died in Afghanistan.
  • July 24, 2010 - Arizona Governor Brewer has requested all flags in Arizona to half-staff on Saturday, July 24, 2010 in honor of Army Specialist Christopher J. Moon.
  • July 24, 2010 - Maine Governor Baldacci has directed the United States flag and the State of Maine flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, July 24, 2010, in the Town of Farmington in remembrance of Farmington Police Chief Richard E. Caton.
  • July 24, 2010 - Governor Culver has ordered that all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff on Saturday, July 24, 2010 from 8:00am until sunset in honor of Captain David Wisniewski, formerly of Moville, Iowa, who died from injuries while serving in Afghanistan.
  • July 24, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol building and in the County of Hanover in respect and memory of United States Army Staff Sergeant Sheldon L. Tate on Saturday, July 24, 2010.
  • July 23, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags to half-staff on Friday, July 23, 2010 in honor of Staff Sgt. Christopher Stout and Pfc. Nathaniel D. Garvin who both died in Afghanistan.
  • July 23, 2010 - Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has ordered that all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset on Friday, July 23, 2010, in honor and of Specialist Matthew J. Johnson.
  • July 23, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to half-staff from sunrise Friday, July 23, 2010 until sunset Sunday, July 25, 2010 in honor of Marine Staff Sergeant Justus S. Bartelt of Polo, Illinois.
  • July 22, 2010 - Alaska Governor Parnell has ordered state flags to half-staff on Thursday, July 22, 2010 in honor of ​U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant Christopher Eastman who gave his live defending our nation's freedom in Now Zad, Afghanistan.
  • July 22, 2010 - Arkansas State Flags at half-staff from Thursday, July 22, 2010 until sundown on Saturday, July 24, 2010 in honor of Retired United States Army First Sergeant and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Nick Bacon of Rose Bud.
  • July 21, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, July 21, 2010 until sunset, Friday, July 23, 2010 in honor of Officer Michael Bailey of the Chicago Police Department and U.S. Army Sergeant Donald R. Edgerton.
  • July 20, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has directed that flags be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Pfc. Anthony W. Simmons of Tallahassee, Florida.
  • July 19, 2010 - Missouri Governor Nixon has ordered all flags at all government buildings statewide will be flown at half-staff for one full day on Monday, July 19, 2010, from sunrise until sunset in memory of Sergeant Wayne R. Crow.
  • July 18, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff from sunrise, Sunday, July 18, 2010 until sunset, Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Joseph W. Dimock II of Wildwood, Illinois.
  • July 17, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States and Kentucky State flags to half-staff​ on Saturday, July 17, 2010, in honor of Pfc. Michael S. Pridham, of Louisville who died in Qalat, Afghanistan. 
  • July 16, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has ordered that the flags on New York State Government buildings be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 16, 2010 in honor of State Senator Thomas Morahan, who passed away on Monday, July 12.
  • July 15, 2010 - Connecticut Flags are to remain at half-staff in honor of U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Sean Krueger, a native of Seymour who died Wednesday, July 7, when a MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter he was aboard crashed near La Push, Washington.
  • July 15, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 15, 2010, in honor U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Christopher F. Cabacoy.
  • July 14, 2010 - ​Arkansas Governor Beebee has ordered the United States flag and Arkansas State flag to half-staff on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in honor of Army Specialist Clayton D. McGarrah who died serving our country in Afghanistan.
  • July 14, 2010 - Colorado Governor Ritter has ordered the United States and Colorado State flag to half-staff on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in honor of Marine Corporal Larry Harris who died in Helmand Province Afghanistan.
  • July 14, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has ordered the United States flag and State of New York flag to half-staff on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in honor of two Fort Drum soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan in separate incidents on July 10. Staff Sergeant Jesse W. Ainsworth and Sergeant Donald R. Edgerton. 
  • July 14, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in honor of United States Army Sergeant First Class Kristopher D. Chapleau.
  • July 13, 2010 -Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flag to half-staff from sunrise, Tuesday, July 13, 2010 until sunset, Thursday, July 15, 2010, in honor of Chicago Police Department Officer Thor Soderberg.
  • July 13, 2010 - Maine Governor Baldacci has ordered the United States flag and the State of Maine flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, in honor of Coast Guard Lt. Sean D. Krueger who died in a helicopter crash off the coast of Washington last week.​
  • July 13, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and the Massachusetts State flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 in honor of Corporal Paul Fagundes of Fall River, Mass who died in the line of duty on July 4, 2010 at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
  • July 12, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has directed the United States and New York State flags to half-staff on Monday, July 12, 2010, in honor of two Fort Drum soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan on July 5, 2010; Staff Sergeant Christopher F. Cabacoy and Private First Class Edwin C. Wood.
  • July 10, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States flag and Kentucky State flag to half-staff on Saturday, July 10, 2010 in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. John M. Rogers of Scottsdale, AZ died June 27 of injuries sustained from a non-combat incident.
  • July 10, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered the United States and Montana State flags to half-mast on Saturday, July 10, 2010, in honor of U.S. Army Private First Class Ryan Buckles who died on July 4, 2010.
  • July 9, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States flag and Kentucky State flag to half-staff, today, July 9, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Nathan W. Cox of Fremont, CA who died June 16 after sustaining injuries in Afghanistan.
  • July 9, 2010 - Oklahoma Governor Henry has ordered the United States and Oklahoma flags to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, July 9, 2010, to honor Specialist Jared C. Plunk an Oklahoma resident who died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
  • July 9, 2010 - Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered the State of Alaska flag to half-staff on Friday, July 9, 2010, in honor of Coast Guardsmen Lt. Sean D. Krueger, Aviation Maintenance Technician 1st Class Adam C. Hoke, and Aviation Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Brett M. Banks who all lost their lives in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, July 7, 2010. Flags are to be returned to full-staff the following morning on July 10, 2010.
  • July 9, 2010 - Oregon ​Governor Kulongoski has ordered the United States flag and Oregon State flag to half-staff on Friday, July 9, 2010, in honor of Army Private First Class Anthony T. Justesen.
  • July 8, 2010 - Governor Rell has ordered the United States and State of Connecticut flags to half-staff to honor former U.S. Rep. Emilio "Mim" Daddario who represented Connecticut for 12 years in Congress. Flags are to remain at half-staff until the day of Daddario's interment.
  • July 8, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States flag and Kentucky State flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 8, 2010, in honor of Specialist Russell E. Madden of Dayton, former Kentucky State Senator Ed Ford, and Fort Campbell soldier Staff Sergeant Eric Shaw.
  • July 8, 2010 - Maine Governor Baldacci has ordered the United States flag and the State of Maine flag to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 8, 2010, in honor of Staff Sergeant Eric Shaw​.
  • July 7, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States flag and Virginia State flag to half-staff immediately, July 7, 2010, and July 8, 2010 in honor of former Virginia legislator George W. Jones.
  • July 7, 2010 - Governor Parnell has ordered the United States flag and Alaska State flag to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in honor and memory of former Representative Joyce Munson who died June 29, 2010. She was 79.
  • July 4, 2010 - Kentucky: In addition to the In addition to the Presidential Proclamation Governor Beshear has ordered flags to half-staff on July 4, 2010, in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Spc. Jared C. Plunk who died in Afghanistan on June 25, 2010. All Kentucky Flags should return to half-staff on July, 7, 2010; the day of Senator Byrd's interment.
  • July 3, 2010 - Massachusetts: In addition to President Obama's proclamation, on Saturday, July 3, 2010, flags will also be at half-staff pursuant to gubernatorial protocol in honor of Spc. Scott A. Andrews of Fall River, Massachusetts who was killed in action on June 21, 2010.
  • July 2, 2010 - Oklahoma: In addition to the Presidential Proclamation, Oklahoma Governor Henry has ordered flags to half-staff from 8:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, July 2, 2010, to honor Specialist Andrew R. Looney who died in Afghanistan serving our country.
  • July 2, 2010 - Texas: In addition to the Presidential Proclamation, Texas Governor Perry has ordered the United States and Texas state flags in Texas to half-staff until Friday July, 2, 2010, and on the day of his interment, once it has been decided.
  • July 2, 2010 - Kentucky: In addition to the Presidential Proclamation, Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered flags to half-staff Friday July 2, 2010, in honor of Fort Campbell Soldiers: Staff Sgt. Brandon M. Silk and 1st Sgt. Robert N. Barton.
  • July 2, 2010 - Montana Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags in Montana to half-staff for Friday, July 2, 2010, in honor of U.S. Army Private Byran Whitcomb who died on June 19, 2010.
  • July 2, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered United States Flags throughout Michigan to half-staff on Friday, July 2, 2010, in honor of Marine Cpl. Daane A. DeBoer who died in Afghanistan on June 25.
  • July 1, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States of America flag and Virginia State flag to half-staff for Thursday, July 1, 2010, in honor of Army Private First Class David T. Miller.
  • June 30, 2010 - Governor Paterson has ordered the United States and New York State flags to half-staff on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, in honor of Army Specialist Blair D. Thompson of Rome, New York who died in Konar Province, Afghanistan on June 25.
  • June 28, 2010 - Governor Patrick has ordered the American and Commonwealth flags to half-staff immediately until further notice in honor of the passing of State Representative Robert Nyman of Hanover who died on Friday, June 25, 2010 and U.S. Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia who died on June 28, 2010.
  • June 28, 2010 - West Virginia Governor Manchin today has ordered all U.S. and state flags to be lowered in commemoration of the distinguished life and service of U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
  • June 28, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered the United States Flag and Virginia State Flag lowered to half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, in honor of United States Senator Robert Byrd.
  • June 28, 2010 - Governor O'Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State flag to half-staff immediately in memory of Senator Robert Byrd who died today at the age of 92 and also in memory of Delegate Page Elmore of Somerset and Wicomico Counties who died yesterday. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of the funeral. 
  • June 28, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States and Kentucky State Flags to half-staff on Monday, June 28, 2010 in honor of Fort Campbell soldier Lt. Michael E. McGahan of Orlando, Florida who died in Afghanistan. 
  • June 28, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has ordered the United States and New York State Flag to half-staff on Monday, June 28, 2010, in honor of Army Private First Class David Miller, a Wilton resident who died in Afghanistan on June 21.
  • June 25, 2010 - New York Governor Paterson has ordered the United States and New York State Flags to half-staff on Friday, June 25, 2010, in honor of Marine Lance Corporal Timothy G. Serwinowski, a North Tonawanda resident who died in Afghanistan on June 21.
  • June 25, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout the state of Michigan lowered to half-staff on Friday, June 25, 2010, in honor of Marine Cpl. Jeffrey R. Standfest who died June 16 in Helmand province, Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Flags should be returned to full-staff Saturday, June 26, 2010.
  • June 25, 2010 - Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State Flag to half-staff immediately until sunset, Friday, June 25, 2010 in honor of Pfc. Gunnar Hotchkin of Naperville, Illinois.
  • June 24, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered all flags in Kentucky to half-staff on Thursday, June 24, 2010, in honor of Fort Campbell soldiers Sgt. Joshua A. Lukeala of Guam, and Spc. Benjamin D. Osborn of Queensbuy, NY. Both soldiers died in Konar Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • June 24, 2010 - Iowa Governor Culver has ordered the United States flag and Iowa State flag to half-staff on Thursday, June 24, 2010, in honor of Army Spc. Christopher Opat who died June 15 in Baqubah, Iraq.
  • June 24, 2010 - Michigan Governor Granholm has ordered the United States flags throughout Michigan to half-staff on Thursday, June 24, 2010 in honor of Air Force 1st Lieutenant Joel C. Gentz who died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
  • June 23, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States and Massachusetts Flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 in honor of Massachusetts State Police Sergeant Douglas A. Weddleton of Brockton, Massachusetts who died in the line of duty on June 18, 2010.
  • June 22, 2010 - Kentucky Governor Beshear has ordered the United States and Kentucky State Flag to half-staff on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 in honor of For Campbell soldier Blaine E. Redding who died in Konar, Afghanistan.
  • June 22, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered all United States and Virginia State Flags in Virginia to half-staff on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in memory of United States Army Specialist Brian M. Anderson.
  • June 21, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered all United States and Virginia State Flags in Virginia to half-staff on Monday, June 21, 2010, in in memory of United States Army Specialist Christian M. Adams.
  • June 20, 2010 - Wisconsin Flags should be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, June 20, 2010, in honor of U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Paul Bartz who lost his life serving the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • June 17, 2010 - Maryland Governor O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday, June 19, 2010 in honor of Maryland State Trooper Wesley W. Brown. The State flag should return to full-staff on Sunday, June 20, 2010.
  • June 16, 2010 - The State of New Jersey Flag is Flown at Half-Staff Wednesday, June 16, 2010, in recognition and mourning of a brave and loyal American hero, United States Army Specialist Stanley J. Sokolowski, III.

  • June 11, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered flags in Virginia to half-staff on Friday, June 11, 2010 from sunrise to sunset in memory of Army Private First Class Alvaro R. Regalado Sessarego.

  • June 8, 2010 - Governor Quinn has ordered all United States and Illinois State flags to half-staff from sunrise, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 until sunset, Wednesday, June 9, 2010 in honor of State Representative Eddie P. Washington.

  • June 7, 2010 - Governor Granholm has ordered all Michigan flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday, June 7, 2010 in honor of Marine Lance Corporal Anthony A. DiLiso who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Flags should be returned to full-staff on Tuesday, June 8.

  • June 5, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered all Massachusetts U.S. and State Flags should be at half-staff until Sunday, June 6, 2010 in honor of former House of Representatives member Nance Caffyn.

  • June 2, 2010 - Governor Schweitzer has ordered all flags in the State of Montana to half-mast on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 to honor U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Shane S. Barnard, who died in Afghanistan on May 19, 2010.

  • May 31, 2010 - In accordance with U.S. Flag Protocol for Memorial Day, please lower flags to half-staff from Sunrise, Monday, May 31, 2010, until noon.

  • May 26, 2010 - Connecticut Governor Rell ordered all U.S. and State Flags to half-staff in memory of Connecticut Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Edwin Rivera of Waterford.  Flags will remain at half-staff until sundown of Staff Sergeant Rivera's interment. 

  • May 27, 2010 - Virginia Governor McDonnell has ordered all flags of the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia to half-staff on Thursday, May 27, 2010 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Nicholas Parada-Rodriguez.

  • May 26, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State Flag to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, May 26, 2010 until sunset, Friday May, 28, 2010 in honor of Police Officer Thomas Wortham IV of Chicago, Illinois.  

  • May 25, 2010 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State Flag to half-staff from sunrise, Tuesday, May 25, 2010 until sunset, Thursday May, 27, 2010 in honor of Firefighter Kurt Meusel of Scales Mound, Illinois.

  • May 26, 2010 - Oregon US and State flags at half-staff Wednesday, May, 26, 2010 in honor of former State Senator Lenn Hannon. 

  • May 21, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered the United States flag and the Massachusetts State Flag to half-staff on Friday, May 21, 2010 in honor of Sergeant Joshua D. Desforges who died in Afghanistan supporting military operations. 

  • May 21, 2010 - Virginia Governor has ordered all United States and Virginia State flags at half-staff for Friday, May 21, 2010 from sunrise to sunset. This is to honor Marine Corps Sergeant Donald J. Lamar II.

  • May 20, 2010- Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flag to half-staff today from sunrise, Thursday, May 20, 2010 until sunset Saturday, May 22, 2010 in honor of Sergeant Denis D. Kisseloff.

  • May 17, 2010 - New Hampshire Governor Lynch has ordered all flags to half-staff today to mark New Hampshire Law Enforcement Memorial Day.

  • Iowa Governor Chet Culver has ordered that all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff on Saturday, May 15 from 8:00am until sunset in honor of Lance Cpl. Joshua Davis, a U.S. Marine from Perry who died while serving in Afghanistan.
  • Massachusetts Governor Patrick has ordered all United States and Massachusetts Flags to half-staff until Sunset on Monday, May 10, 2010, in honor or World War II Veterans Corporal Richard Loring and Staff Sergeant John Farrell.
  • May 6, 2010 - Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has ordered all American and Minnesota flags to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, May 6, 2010 in honor of Sergeant Joseph A. Bergeron.
  • Governor Culver has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff Saturday, May 1, 2010, from 8:00am until sunset in honor of Command Sergeant Major John K. Laborde who died in a non-combat related incident in Kandahar, Afghanistan. 

  • April 5, 2010 - Maryland State Flags at half-staff for Montgomery County Police Department Officer Hector Ayala who died early yesterday morning from injuries sustained in the line of duty.

  • Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flag to be at half-staff from Sunrise, Sunday, April 4, 2010 until Sunset, Tuesday, April 6, 2010 for fallen firefighter Brian Carey of Evergreen Park, Illinois.

  • Gov. John Lynch has directed that New Hampshire state flags on all state buildings be
  •  lowered to half-staff on Saturday, March 13, 2010, to honor former New Hampshire First Lady Gale Thomson.
  • Governor Steve Beshear has ordered flags at half-staff for Friday, March 12, 2010 in honor of Sgt. Vincent L.C. Owens of Fort Smith
  • New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch has ordered flags to half-staff on Friday, February 26, to honor Marine Pfc. Eric Currier of Londonderry, who was killed in action in Afghanistan.
  • Montana flags at half-staff for Army Sergeant Jeremiah Wittman from February 26 until Friday evening February 27.  
  • Illinois United States and State Flag at Half-staff from Wednesday, February 24 until sunset, Friday, February 26, 2010 to honor Sergeant Alan Haymaker of the Chicago Police Department
  • Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has ordered all flags at half-staff on Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 in honor of Sgt. 1st Class Matthew S. Sluss-Tiller who died on February 3rd in Pakistan.
  • Virginia flags to be flown at half-staff in respect and memory of United States Army Staff Sergeant Mark A. Stets.
  • At the direction of Governor Edward G. Rendell, all Pennsylvania Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on Monday, February, 15, 2010 in honor of Lance Cpl. Michael Freemen who was killed while serving in Afghanistan. Pennsylvania Flags are also at half-staff honoring US Representative John Murtha, who passed away.
  • Governor Chet Culver has ordered all flags in Iowa to be flown at half-staff on Friday, February 12, 2010, from 8:00am until sunset in honor of U.S. Army Captain Daniel Whitten who was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan.
  • ConnecticutState flags shall be flown at half-staff from sunup to sundown and also all residents have been asked to observe a moment of silence at 11:00am (the approximate time of the explosion where 5 people were killed and 12 were injured.
  • Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half staff on Tuesday, February 9, 2010, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Sgt. David J. Smith of Frederick, Maryland, who died on January 26, 2010 while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
  • Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag flown at half staff on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Charles “Mac” Mathias, Jr., a life-long public servant, a former three-term U.S. Senator, Congressman, and member of the Maryland House of Delegates, who died on January 25, 2010.
  • Illinois flags at half-staff from Sunrise, Sunday, January, 31, 2010 until Sunset, Tuesday, February 2, 2010 to honor United States Army Specialist Kyle J. Wright.
  • Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until sunset, Wednesday, January 20th, 2010, for Marine Cpl. Jamie Russel Lowe of Johnsonville, Illinois.
  • January 16, 2010 - Massachusetts flag at half-staff on January, 16, 2010 in honor of former Lieutenant Governor, State Senator, and State Representative Sumner Gage Whittier who passed away on January 8, 2010.       
  • January 9, 2010 - Illinois flags at half-staff  from Sunrise, Saturday, January 9, 2010 until Sunset, Monday, January 11, 2010 for Senior Airman Bradley Randall Smith.                              
  • January 8, 2010 - Massachusetts flags at half-staff on Saturday, January 9, 2010 for Captain Harold Brown who was killed in action.      
  • April 30, 2010 - Governor Granholm has ordered the United States Flags throughout the state of Michigan lowered on Friday, April 30, 2010 in honor of Army Sergeant Michael K. Ingram Jr. who died in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
  • April 29, 2010 - President Obama has ordered all states to lower both their American Flag and State Flag on Thursday, April 29, 2010, from sunrise to sunset as a mark of respect for the memory of Dorothy Height, a founding matriarch of the American Civil Rights Movement.
  • April 25, 2010 - Kentucky Flags at half-staff in memory for Army Sgt. Randolph A. Sigley who died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Bagram, Afghanistan.
  • April 21, 2010 - Virginia Flags are being flown at half-staff in respect and memory of Dr. Dorothy Height.
  • April 19, 2010 - President Obama has declared April 19, 2010 National Day of Service and Remembrance for victims and survivors of terrorism. He ordered all Flags to Half-staff from sunrise to sunset.
  • April 10, 2010 - Governor Pawlenty has ordered that all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, April 10, 2010, in honor and remembrance of Lance Corporal Curtis M. Swenson.
  • April 9, 2010 - The West Virginia State Flag is currently at half staff in honor of the miners at Upper Big Branch mine.
  • April 6, 2010 - Kansas Governor Parkinson has ordered all flags at half-staff for
  • Judge Jerry Elliot​. 
  • April 5, 2010 - Connecticut State and American flags at half-staff for Marine Lance Corporal Tyler Griffin.  Griffin, 19, was killed while on active duty in Afghanistan
  • October 24, 2011 - Wyoming Governor Mead has ordered the State of Wyoming flag to be flown at half-staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Laramine County on Monday, October 24, 2011 in honor of former State Representative Mary K. Schwope who passed away on October 18, 2011. Ms. Schwope was elected to 16 years in the Wyoming House of Representatives.

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