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For Massachusetts Only
Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset at all state buildings on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the day of interment, in honor of Master Sergeant Luis S. DeLeon-Figueroa, of Chicopee, Massachusetts, who was Killed In Action in Faryab Province, Afghanistan on August 21, 2019. Master Sergeant DeLeon-Figueroa will be laid to rest at the State Veterans Cemetery in Agawam, Massachusetts.
This gubernatorial orders apply to:
1. The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls.
2. Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings.
3. All state military installations.
**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.