When to Fly Flag at Half Staff

Discussion in 'Half Mast / Half Staff' started by EmailPoster, Jun 6, 2006.

  1. EmailPoster

    EmailPoster New Member

    Yes sir,...
  2. psharmon

    psharmon Guest

    The flag should be flown under the orders of the President only. When the death of a figure in the US Government occurs, or another official, the President will order all flags to be flown at half-staff. You will find, however, there are mistakes made even by the government, such as when Attorney General Janet Reno ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of the DEA agents that had died. The fact is only the President may order flags to be at half-staff.

    Hope this help you.

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