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MARYLAND — Governor Larry Hogan has ordered that the Maryland State Flag be lowered on May 6, 2022, in honor of Fallen Heroes Day.

In a news alert from the Charles County Government, the release said:

“This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff at sunrise, Friday, May 6, 2022 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Friday, May 6, 2022 for Fallen Heroes Day.

This day honors Fallen Heroes who have lost their lives in service to our State during the last year.”

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  1. I understand there is a civil law flag that is supposed to be flown during peace time (non- war\ undeclared war time). Its the same colors as the the military (law) flag, but a different design, it is seldom used. It hasn’t been regularly used for maybe a hundred years. Why isn’t it used?

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