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Historical State Half-Staff Notices:

START: 3/7/2013
END: 3/11/2013
Flags at Half Staff in Delaware in Honor of Judge Williams

Delaware Governor Markell has ordered the American flags and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities to be flown at half staff from Thursday, March 7, 2013 until the start of business on Monday, March 11, 2013 in honor of Judge Williams, the state’s fifth African-American attorney and one of the first black students to integrate the University of Delaware, served as Municipal Court Judge from 1966 to 1988.

START: 3/7/2013
END: 3/11/2013
US Flags to Half Staff in Delaware in Honor of Judge Williams

March 7, 2013 - Delaware Governor Markell has ordered the United States and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff from sunrise, Thursday, March 7, 2013 until the start of business on Monday, March 11, 2013 in honor of Judge Williams, the state’s fifth African-American attorney and one of the first black students to integrate the University of Delaware, served as Municipal Court Judge from 1966 to 1988.

START: 2/28/2013
END: 3/5/2013
Flags to Half Staff in DE in honor of Lieutenant Governor Gene Bookhammer.

February 28, 2013 - Delaware Governor has ordered the United States and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff from Thursday, February 28, 2013 until the beginning of business on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in honor of former Delaware Lieutenant Governor Gene Bookhammer. Mr. Bookhammer served as Delaware’s Lt. Governor from 1969 to 1977.

START: 2/6/2013
END: 2/6/2013
US and DE Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Arthur Episcopo

February 6, 2013 - Delaware Governor Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning the morning of Wednesday, February 6, 2013 until the close of business on Thursday, February 7, 2013 as a mark of respect of Delaware National Guard Adjutant General Arthur Episcopo who served as Adjutant General of the Delaware National Guard – the highest ranking military position in Delaware from 1989 to 1993. 

START: 10/5/2012
END: 10/8/2012
US and De Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Justin Townsend

October 5, 2012 - Delaware Governor Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at all state buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff beginning the morning of Friday, October 5, 2012 until the beginning of business on Monday, October 8, 2012 in honor of Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Justin Townsend who died in the line of duty on Thursday, September 27, 2012.

START: 3/7/2012
END: 3/7/2012
US flags at Half Staff in Delaware in Honor of Reverend Maurice Moyer.

Delaware Governor Markell has ordered the Delaware State flag lowered to half-staff within the city of Wilmington and within New Castle County on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 until further notice in memory of Reverend Maurice Moyer.

START: 2/22/2012
END: 2/24/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Delaware in Honor of Councilman Edward Olga

Delaware Governor Markell has ordered Delaware State flags lowered to half-staff within the Town of Elsmere to fly at half-staff from Wednesday, February 22, 2012 until sunset on Friday, February 24, 2012 in honor of Councilman Edward Olga.

START: 10/21/2011
END: 10/24/2011
Delaware flags at Half Staff in Honor of Lee Littleton

Delaware Governor Markell has ordered all United States flags and Delaware State flags lowered to half-staff at the close of business today, Friday, October 21, 2011 until the morning of Monday, October 24, 2011 in honor of former State Senator Lee Littleton.

START: 9/9/2011
END: 9/12/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Delaware

Delaware Governor Jack Markell has ordered the United States flags and Delaware State flags lowered to half-staff at the close of business on Friday, September 9, 2011 until the morning on September 12, 2011 in remembrance of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.