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Is it proper for a Legion post to lower the United States flag to “half-staff” to honor a deceased member of the post?

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Half-staff
Question: 
Is it proper for a Legion post to lower the United States flag to “half-staff” to honor a deceased member of the post?
Answer: 

No. The lowering of the flag is only authorized on Memorial Day, from sunrise until noon, and by executive order of the President, or State Governor. If it is so desired, the organizational flag may be lowered for this purpose. (Americanism Commission)

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