Do you ever wish you could easily find out when or why the flag was at half-staff (half-mast)? Flag-Status.com takes care of that for you by allowing you to find flag-related news items from the President of the United States and from each state's Governor's office. If you like, you can even receive email and SMS (text message) notifications when a news item is published! To get started, you can take a look at some recent news items below, or click one of the links above for more information.


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MO Published: 5/21/2018
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By order of the President of the United States, effective immediately, the United States flag at all State and government offices will be flown at half-staff, from sunrise to sunset through Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas.Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Santa Fe, TexasHONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN SANTA FE, TEXAS- - - - - - -BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATIONOur Nation grieves with those affected by the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. May God heal the injured and may God comfort the wounded, and may God be with the victims and with the victims' families. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on May 18, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the UnitedStates by the Constitution and the laws of the UnitedStates of America, Ihereby order that the flag of the UnitedStates shall be flown at half-staff at the WhiteHouse and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the UnitedStates and its Territories and possessions until sunset, May 22, 2018. I also direct that the flag shall be flown athalf-staff for the same length of time at all UnitedStates embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels andstations.IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of May, in the year of our Lord twothousandeighteen, and of the Independence of the UnitedStates ofAmerica the twohundred and forty-second.DONALD J. TRUMP

MI Published: 5/19/2018
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor victims of Santa Fe High School tragedy

FL Published: 5/18/2018
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MEMORANDUM- Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of the Tragedy at Santa Fe High School

HI Published: 5/18/2018
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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR Flag Order Flags to remain at half-staff in honor of victims of Santa Fe, Texas tragedy

SD Published: 5/18/2018
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President Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Santa Fe Victims

RI Published: 5/18/2018
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Raimondo Directs Rhode Island Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of School Shooting in Santa Fe, Texas

HI Published: 5/15/2018
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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR Flag Order Peace Officers Memorial Day

FL Published: 5/14/2018
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MEMORANDUM- Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Highlands County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff William J. Gentry, Jr.

FL Published: 5/14/2018
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MEMORANDUM- Flags at Half-Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

SD Published: 5/14/2018
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President Calls For Flags At Half-Staff For Peace Officers Memorial Day