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Flag Notification

United States Flag: Full-staff

Commonwealth flag: Half-Staff


Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags on the Capitol Complex, at Commonwealth facilities, and all public buildings and grounds throughout the state to remain lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Landon Weaver.

Trooper Weaver of Blair County was killed in the line of duty on December 30, 2016 in Huntingdon County.

Flags shall remain lowered until sunset on Thursday, January 5, 2017, the date of Trooper Weaver’s interment.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.


Fly A Flag Over the Capitol

The Department of General Services offers United States and Pennsylvania flags flown over the Capitol to honor individual citizens or organizations. Flags to be flown over the Capitol may be purchased from the companies listed below or from any other location. DGS cannot donate, sell or distribute flags.

Philip Levin Company, 3301-C North Sixth Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110, (717) 233-8844

Tyndale Flag Service, 7604 Allentown Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 545-6228


If you would like to have a flag flown over the Capitol with a certificate authenticating that the flag was flown, please prepare a letter which includes:

• Who the flag is being flown for
• Title or rank of individual flag is being flown for, if applicable
• The date, if there is a specific date you wish the flag to be flown
• Occasion for which the flag is be flown, if applicable
• Any other information you deem necessary
• Date flag needs to be returned


**Please note:  a minimum of one week's notice is needed for a certificate to be provided.

The letter and flag(s) should be sent to:

Department of General Services
Capitol Police Flag Program
Room 70E Capitol East Wing
Harrisburg, PA 17125

(717) 787-9013

All flags are returned via regular, USPS mail service at no charge. However, if the flag(s) need to be returned within a short timeframe, a pre-paid envelope for Fed-Ex, UPS or USPS (overnight) must be provided.