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US Flags to Half Staff Monday May 30th for Memorial Day

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Lower the United States flag to half staff on Monday May 30th from dawn until noon in observance of Memorial Day. Per the United States Flag Code :


Section 7.M
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 the staff.