Half-Staff Alert - Immediately through Friday, June 15, 2018
For Maryland Only

This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of Delegate Theodore J. Sophocleus, who died Friday, June 8, 2018. Delegate Sophocleus represented Legislative District 32.

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.



**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.


FlagsExpress.com will provide you with an E-mail notification when your American or state flag should be flown at half-staff in accordance to Presidential proclamations.








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