President orders flags to half-staff through July 12 to honor victims of latest mass shooting

President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff to honor victims of the July 7 shooting in Dallas.

Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset July 12.

FlagsAtHalfStaff_large-storyTo fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to the half-staff position. The flag should be raised to the peak again before it’s lowered for the day.

For additional information, refer to the Postal Service’s guidelines on U.S. flag display and maintenance.

Source: In remembrance | USPS News Link