This is to advise you that Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Major General Harold J. Greene, of Albany, NY, who died on August 5, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Major General Greene served at Aberdeen Proving Ground from 2009 to 2012. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.