Why Are Flags At Half Staff Today In Missouri?
- Dennis Hart
In memory of United States Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz, who was from Wentzville, Missouri, Governor Mike Parson today issued an order that all flags representing the United States and the state of Missouri be flown at half-staff on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at all government buildings across the state.
Lance Corporal Schmitz was bravely helping with evacuation attempts in Kabul, Afghanistan, on the Thursday, August 26, 2021, when he met his untimely death in the line of duty and was declared a hero for his actions. “We owe a debt of gratitude to Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz that can never be repaid, but we will always remember and honor his service and sacrifice on behalf of our nation in the defense of freedom,” Governor Parson said.
“We will always remember and honor his service and sacrifice on behalf of our nation in the defense of freedom.” “He placed his life on the line to defend our military members and our allies, and as a result, he paid the ultimate price for his valor by giving his life.
Why are flags at half-mast today 2022 in Missouri?
July 26, 2022 Acting Governor Mike Kehoe issued an order that the flags of the United States of America and the State of Missouri be lowered to the half-staff position on all government buildings in Clay and Jackson counties on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, from sunrise to sunset, in memory of Officer Daniel F. Vasquez of the North Kansas City Police Department.
Why are the flags at half-mast today near Lee’s Summit MO?
In memory of the brave firemen who have passed away serving our country, today all of our flags are flying at half-staff.
Why are the flags at half-mast today March 27 2022?
In memory of the former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the flag of the United States will be lowered to half-staff at all government buildings across the country effective immediately, and will be raised to its full height at sunset on March 27, 2022. This is in accordance with an order from the President of the United States. Madeleine Albright was a potent political figure.