Half-Staff Alert for November 14-16, 2017
For Massachusetts

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately until sunset on Thursday, November 16th in honor of Captain Thomas J. Hudner Jr., USN (Ret), Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor - Korean War., native of Fall River, Massachusetts and resident of Concord, Massachusetts, who passed away on November 13, 2017.

**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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