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Should the flag be at half staff today?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by NumNutz, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. Oct 27, 2010 at 8:54 AM
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    NumNutz

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    The US flag at my school has been at half staff and I'm wondering why?
     
  2. Oct 27, 2010 at 8:55 AM
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    It shows that today is marked but I don't know why.
     
  5. Oct 27, 2010 at 9:00 AM
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    That's just because that is today.
     
  6. Oct 27, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    There are pleanty of state gov't that declare half staff days. And there are folks who just decide they wanna half staff for any other reason.
     
  7. Oct 27, 2010 at 9:04 AM
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    But isn't the latter disrespectful?
     
  8. Oct 27, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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  9. Oct 27, 2010 at 9:18 AM
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    Ehh....I'm kinda 50-50 on that. Most people have the right intent in doing it...so I don't usually get upset about it.
     
  10. Oct 27, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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  11. Oct 27, 2010 at 10:58 AM
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    check the one i just posted. it lists all the "half mass" days
     
  14. Oct 27, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    Yes, and only the days in red should be half-mast days. Navy Day isn't one of them.
     
  15. Oct 27, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    Got off the phone with my Public Safety office... Soldier from NY in Afghanistan died, ordered half staff by the governor.
     
  16. Oct 27, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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  17. Oct 27, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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    also the funeral of a fallen Baltimore Police officer, may have something to do with it...may not
     
  18. Oct 27, 2010 at 2:09 PM
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    Well I'm in college in upstate NY right now but I heard about that.
     
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