Half-Staff Alert - Immediately through January 18, 2020
For Illinois Only

The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of:

SPC Henry Jarrett “Mitch” Mayfield Jr.
United States Army
Hometown: Hazel Crest, Illinois

Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all
buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel until:

Sunset on Saturday, January 18, 2020



**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.


Governor Greg Abbott says flags in Lubbock shall immediately be lowered to half-staff in honor of the life and public service of Lubbock Fire Rescue Lieutenant Eric Hill and Lubbock Police Officer Nicholas Reyna, who were both killed in the line of duty while responding to a call.

Flags may remain at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Flags should return to full-staff the following day.



**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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