01/12/22 – UPDATE: Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff

President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag be lowered to Half-staff from midnight tonight until sunset tomorrow, Thursday, January 13, 2022. This is the day of interment for former United States Senator Harry Reid. Harry Reid passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.