Flag Honors

The State of Kansas’ Flag Honors program pays tribute to the service of Kansas military personnel who are killed in the line of duty, and ensures flag etiquette is consistent throughout the state.

The State of Kansas Flag Honors program, implemented through Executive Order, allows for the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff throughout the State of Kansas when a member of the Kansas National Guard is killed in the line of duty; a member of the Kansas Air National Guard is killed in the line of duty; or a Kansas resident serving as a member of the United States Armed Forces is killed in the line of duty.  In each instance, the date the flag would fly at half-staff will be designated by the Governor.

Governor Sam Brownback orders flags lowered for Memorial Day

Topeka – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Governor Sam Brownback today ordered flags in Kansas to be flown at half-staff from sun-up until noon on Monday, May 29, 2017 in honor of Memorial Day. “A belief in human dignity is central to the American idea, with...

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