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Bernthal – The American Flag Is Lowered Too Often

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - I'm told that on Memorial Day the American Flag is raised all the way then lowered to half staff until Noon.  After that it should be raised back to the top.

It seems the rules surrounding when the American flag should be at half staff are a little cloudy.

That's because it's been ordered at half staff too often.  Remember the New Jersey flap when that state's governor ordered the American flag to be ordered at half staff?

Seems to me pop stars get enough attention.  Let's keep the flag at half staff for the people who deserve it.

I'm JB and that's the way it oughta be.