Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died
while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, display the United States flag at Half Staff from sunrise until Noon.
United States Flag Code
The flag, when flown at half-staff, should be first hoisted to the peak for an
instant and then lowered to the half-staff position. The flag should be again
raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day. On Memorial Day the flag
should be displayed at half-staff until noon only, then raised to the top of
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