Normal protocol is to fly the flag at half mast to commemmorate the death of a public figure or on certain holidays such as Memorial Day.
When flying a flag at half mast, it should be raised to full height and then lowered to half mast. When lowering a flag that is at half mast, raise it to full height and then lower it.
In the United States, 4 USC section 7(m) specifies that the flag should be flown at half mast:
Strictly speaking, this applies only to the US flag; however, since no other flag may be flown above the US flag, in practice it affects state and local flags and banners also.
Raise the flag to the truck (the flagpole top-piece) then lower the flag to half mast.
A flag is flown at half-mast to indicate a death.
The Papal flag should be full staff
the Irish flag is flown at half-mast on the death of a national or international figure.
Flying a flag at half-mast is done to commemorate a tragedy of some kind.
Half-mast. Usually due to tragedies.
You only fly a Canadian flag at half mast when you are mourning.
The flag must first be hoisted to the top of the mast momentarily, and then it is lowered to the half mast position and secured.
You fly a half-mast flag by quickly raising it into the air and then slowly dropping it half way, tie it off, and you are done!
yes from dawn until noon local time
The canadian flag is flown at half mast to represent mourning.
When a flag is flown at half mast, it means that someone important (president, high member of congress) has died.