Half-Staff Alert for October 5th, 2017
For Maryland

This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Thursday, October 5th, 2017, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of U.S. Navy Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin Sayer Bushell, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, who died on August 21 2017, while serving aboard the USS John McCain.

**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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