This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Army Staff Sergeant Mark R. De Alencar, of Edgewood, Maryland, who died on April 8, 2017 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.