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New Jersey Flag Status

The flag of the United States of America and the flag of New Jersey shall be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and instrumentalities during appropriate hours on Thursday, September 14, 2017 in recognition and mourning of the passing of Senator Jim Whelan.

The flag of the United States of America and the flag of New Jersey shall be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and  instrumentalities  during appropriate hours on Saturday,  September 16, 2017, in recognition of the life of and in mourning for the passing of a brave and loyal United States Navy sailor, Petty Officer Second Class Kenneth Smith, and all the heroic sailors  who lost their lives as a result of this terrible incident.