For Maine Only
AUGUSTA – As a sign of respect for Somerset County Deputy Sheriff Corporal Eugene Cole who was killed in the line of duty last week, Governor Paul R. LePage has directed that all United States flags and State of Maine flags shall be flown at half-staff on the day of Corporal Cole’s funeral, Monday, May 7. Flags should return to full staff on Tuesday, May 8.
**When flown at half-staff or half-mast, the U.S. flag should be hoisted first to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff or half-mast position. The flag should again be raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day.
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