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Half-mast is the common international English term used to describe the practice of flying of a flag below the summit of the flagpole (mast). In many countries this is seen as a symbol of respect, mourning, or distress. - read more
Half Mast Flag News. President Obama has ordered US flags to half staff on 12/7/2013 for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2013. President Obama has ordered US flags to half staff Immediately until Sunset, December 9, 2013 in Honor of Nelson Mandela. - read more
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