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Flag Honors

US and Illinois FlagsGovernor Rauner has ordered all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act to fly the flag of the United States of America and the Illinois flag at half-staff for every Illinois member of the armed forces, police force, fire service and other groups covered by the Act killed in the line of duty. The flags shall fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral and the two days immediately preceding that day. For more information or questions regarding flag protocol, please contact Claire Staten at (217) 782-0244 or via email at Claire.Staten@illinois.gov.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18150
Honoring Patriot Day
9/10/2018 9:31:11 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Sunset on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18106
Honoring Senator John McCain
8/27/2018 10:20:07 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until sunset on the day of interment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16803
Honoring Illinois' Fallen
5/31/2018 9:11:19 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise, Saturday, June 2, 2018 until Sunset, Monday, June 4, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16775
Honoring Illinois' Fallen
5/24/2018 3:50:30 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Noon on Monday, May 28, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16757
The Victims of the Tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas
5/18/2018 9:54:53 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor of: The Victims of the Tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas Please immediately lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel until: Sunset, Tuesday, May 22, 2018