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Delta State flags fly at half-staff Oct. 3 to honor fallen fire heroes

By September 30, 2021Community, Press Releases

CLEVELAND, Miss.—Delta State University will fly its flags at half-staff on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, to honor firefighters who died in the line of duty.

In accordance to Public Law 107-51, the American flag should be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from sunrise to sunset in observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America’s fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor our fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers.