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Just a reminder:

On Memorial Day the flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon only, then raised briskly to the top of the staff until sunset, in honor of the nation’s battle heroes



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I was hoping that the guy who is doing the major repairs / renovation for our house would have the flag pole installed by now, but no such luck.

Maybe Flag Day.



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I did not know about the half-staff till noon, so it shall be written, so it shall be done.. Thank You


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Half staff over the next three days per the president.




**** Please Note, There are two Half-Staff Events ****

1. President Trump orders flags to fly at half-staff to honor CoronaVirus victims


"I will be lowering the flags on all Federal Buildings and National Monuments to half-staff over the next three days in memory of the Americans we have lost to the CoronaVirus," the President tweeted the evening of Thursday, May 22nd

*** Flags should be at Half-Staff Immediately for the Next Three Days per the President's Tweet.


2. Memorial Day United States Flag Display

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 Memorial Day, fly the United States flag at half staff from sunrise until NOON , and then raise it to full height from noon to sundown.

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 slowly 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.
Click here to see the entire US Flag Code....

*** Flags should be at Half-Staff From Sunrise Until Noon on Monday, May 25th.


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Dumb question: if you don't have a flag pole, just a flag on a pole that you stick in a mount, what is the appropriate way to fly it this weekend?



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Half staff over the next three days per the president.

**** Please Note, There are two Half-Staff Events ****

1. President Trump orders flags to fly at half-staff to honor CoronaVirus victims

Oh Lord...

No. What next: Flags at half staff for annual influenza victims?

I will observe the proper etiquette on Memorial Day.




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Dumb question: if you don't have a flag pole, just a flag on a pole that you stick in a mount, what is the appropriate way to fly it this weekend?


Half way on the pole. Same thing.



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Originally posted by Puckpilot78:
Dumb question: if you don't have a flag pole, just a flag on a pole that you stick in a mount, what is the appropriate way to fly it this weekend?


Half way on the pole. Same thing.


There is no adjustment, it's either mounted or it's not


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Originally posted by Puckpilot78:
Dumb question: if you don't have a flag pole, just a flag on a pole that you stick in a mount, what is the appropriate way to fly it this weekend?


Half way on the pole. Same thing.


Sorry my question was a little vague. I have one where the flag is fixed to the pole so it can't be moved, just rolled up for storage. I can't imagine there's anything wrong with displaying it as-is.



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I have a fixed flag but have a short piece from an old pole I add to the top (appears half staff) until noon. Then I remove it to give full staff look.


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I have one where the flag is fixed to the pole so it can't be moved, just rolled up for storage. I can't imagine there's anything wrong with displaying it as-is.

That's what I used to do.




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Originally posted by Puckpilot78:
I have one where the flag is fixed to the pole so it can't be moved, just rolled up for storage. I can't imagine there's anything wrong with displaying it as-is.

That's what I used to do.


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Originally posted by Johnny 3eagles:
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Originally posted by Puckpilot78:
Dumb question: if you don't have a flag pole, just a flag on a pole that you stick in a mount, what is the appropriate way to fly it this weekend?


Half way on the pole. Same thing.


Sorry my question was a little vague. I have one where the flag is fixed to the pole so it can't be moved, just rolled up for storage. I can't imagine there's anything wrong with displaying it as-is.


If it’s not too late, you could obtain a black ribbon strip about 2-inches wide and 3-feet in length and attach it at the head of the pole. This has become an acceptable method to indicate “mourning” when the flag itself cannot be properly half-staffed.


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Originally posted by Johnny 3eagles:
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Originally posted by Puckpilot78:
Dumb question: if you don't have a flag pole, just a flag on a pole that you stick in a mount, what is the appropriate way to fly it this weekend?


Half way on the pole. Same thing.


There is no adjustment, it's either mounted or it's not
Same here. Presumably, attaching a black streamer at the top of the pole is a substitution for half-staff. Unfortunately, I don't have tha ability to manage the attachment and removal of the streamer (although I do have one).

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I have a flag on the end of a stick. I'll just be putting it in it's little holder doohicky.
 
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Originally posted by Puckpilot78:
Dumb question: if you don't have a flag pole, just a flag on a pole that you stick in a mount, what is the appropriate way to fly it this weekend?

If it’s not too late, you could obtain a black ribbon strip about 2-inches wide and 3-feet in length and attach it at the head of the pole. This has become an acceptable method to indicate “mourning” when the flag itself cannot be properly half-staffed.


This.

A mourning ribbon is the proper way to show respects (half mast/staff) on a fixed flag.




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president trump orders all flags 1/2 Mast starting today. I NEVER follow my Governor's notice(He Can stick it up his ass) I only follow my President.

**** Please Note, There are two Half-Staff Events ****

1. President Trump orders flags to fly at half-staff to honor CoronaVirus victims


"I will be lowering the flags on all Federal Buildings and National Monuments to half-staff over the next three days in memory of the Americans we have lost to the CoronaVirus," the President tweeted the evening of Thursday, May 22nd

*** Flags should be at Half-Staff Immediately for the Next Three Days per the President's Tweet.


2. Memorial Day United States Flag Display

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 Memorial Day, fly the United States flag at half staff from sunrise until NOON , and then raise it to full height from noon to sundown.

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 slowly 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.


*** Flags should be at Half-Staff From Sunrise Until Noon on Monday, May 25th.


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1. President Trump orders flags to fly at half-staff to honor CoronaVirus victims
Oh Lord...

No. What next: Flags at half staff for annual influenza victims?

I will observe the proper etiquette on Memorial Day.


That was my reaction as well when I heard the news a couple days ago... actually, the order ticked me off.

This order diminishes the intent of what this day is supposed to commemorate. And, while it is appropriate to mourn and grieve those lost to COVID-19, why does their loss warrant this honor? Are the victims who died from H1N1, AIDS, or Bird Flu less worthy, or for that matter the victims of drunk driving, or rock climbing, or construction accidents?

Two groups are being remembered this weekend...but only one in which their service to the country led to their death.
 
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I have my flag ready to fly. I plan to fly it Sat., Sun., and Monday.......as I usually do.
 
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My flag is flown 24/7, illuminated by an LED spotlight on a Sunset to Sunrise astronomical timer.



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