Flags at half mast

We chose the gesture purposefully. Our bodies were like flags flown at half-mast to mark a tragedy.

Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee

We chose the gesture purposefully. Our bodies were like flags flown at half-mast to mark a tragedy.

The German embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast the day Hitler died (April 30th 1945).

The German embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast the day Hitler died (April

Znaczek: Concentration camp, flag at half-mast & soldiers graves (Austria) (Anschluss) Mi:AT 1914,Sn:AT 1422,Yt:AT 1742,Sg:AT 2156,ANK:AT 1945

Stamp: Concentration camp, flag at half-mast & soldiers graves (Austria) (Anschluss) Mi:AT 1945

Why Are Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Times of Mourning?  Flying a flag at half-staff has become a well-recognized symbol of national grieving.  How did the tradition of flying the flag at half-staff get started?  It’s tough to say, but the oldest commonly accepted reference to a half-staff flag dates back to 1612, when the captain of the British ship Heart’s Ease died on a journey to Canada. When the ship returned to London, it was flying its flag at half-mast to honor the departed captain…

Why Are Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Times of Mourning?

Lets all take this moment to remember that in the last two days 26 people have died and 20 of them were only in elementary school.even if you did not know these people,lets all pray for their friends and family.

That was not a decision made by the president. A decision to fly flags at half staff for prominent residents of specific states is made by the governor of the state. The flags were half staff only in New Jersey for Whitney Houston's death, a decision made by Chris Christie. GOV. PERRY, of Texas did not make the decision to so honor Chris Kyle. You can read about this in Title 4 of the united States Code Chapter 1 Section 7 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Title_4_of_the_United_States_Code

Did President Obama ordered flags to be flown at half mast upon singer Whitney Houston's death, but not for the fallen sniper Chris Kyle?

The German embassy in Sweden where Hitler died, April 30th 1945

The German embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast the day Hitler died, April 1945

The German Embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast on the day Hitler died.

The german embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast april the day Hitler died

Huge American Flag at half mast for #911 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Huge American Flag at half mast for

Dawn Service at the King's Park memorial in Perth, WA, 2011- sun rising behind the memorial, flag at half mast.

Dawn Service at the King's Park memorial in Perth, WA. The sun rising behind the memorial, flag at half mast.

Department of Foreign Relations and Government - Mexican Response to Lincoln Assassination: In this official letter from the exiled Mexican government, Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada, the minister of foreign affairs, notifies the United States of their remorse for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The letter says the Mexican government will fly flags at half mast and wear mourning attire for nine days to honor Abraham Lincoln. Lerdo de Tejada served as second in command to exiled Mexican…

Department of Foreign Relations and Government - Mexican Response to Lincoln Assassination: In this official letter from the exiled Mexican government, Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada, the minister of foreign affairs, notifies the United States of their remorse for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The letter says the Mexican government will fly flags at half mast and wear mourning attire for nine days to honor Abraham Lincoln. Lerdo de Tejada served as second in command to exiled Mexican…

Germany′s flag at half-mast

Germany′s flag at half-mast

I See Nigerian Flag At Half Mast - Primate Ayodele Speaks About Buhari's Health, Crisis Awaiting Anambra Election

I See Nigerian Flag At Half Mast - Primate Ayodele Speaks About Buhari's Health, Crisis Awaiting Anambra Election

Bobby Moore training at West Ham in August, 1962

In memory: St George's flag to fly at half mast at Wembley on Sunday for Bobby Moore

Flags at half mast Bondi style #seeaustralia #lestweforget #bondi #beach #bondibeach #icebergs #bondiicebergs #flags #bear #polarbear

Flags at half mast Bondi style #seeaustralia #lestweforget #bondi #beach #bondibeach #icebergs #bondiicebergs #flags #bear #polarbear

Suicides in the Military – A Daily Dilemma  By CHRISTINE STAPLETON.

Suicides in the Military – A Daily Dilemma

I didn't hear anyone from the White House declare a national show of respect for the military killed by a vile islamic terrorist in Tennessee. So I'm flying this flag at half staff online. Care to join me?

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