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Delta State’s flags to fly at half-staff Oct. 9 honoring National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

By October 7, 2022

Delta State’s flags will fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Sunday, Oct. 9, in observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, in accordance to Public Law 107-51,

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.

The 41th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, to honor firefighters who died in the line of duty.