Why Are Flags Half Staff Today? Explained: It seems like flags are going to be flown at half-staff across the country on Friday in honor of the life of General Colin Powell, Powell is the former U.S. secretary and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who has passed away on 18th October due to the complications of Covid-19. There has been a sad demise of State Colin Powell who has passed away recently from the complications of Covid-19, his death has been confirmed by the social media post which has been posted by his family, it seems like Covid-19 is going to be claiming deaths for a while now. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

Why Are Flags Half Staff Today

Why Are Flags Half Staff Today?

Colin Powell has passed away of Covid-19 complications on Monday dating to 18th October, it has been posted by his family on social media, General Colin L. Powell, former US Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who has passed away this morning due to Covid-19 complications.

Colin Powell Achievements

He has also received civilian awards, he even received the Presidential  Medal of Freedom twice and he also won the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Citizens Medal among the others.

Colin Powell Medical History

It has been stated by his family that he was fully vaccinated at the time of his death, it was confirmed that he has multiple myeloma which is a type of blood cancer that hurts the body, patients who have multiple myeloma are considered to be at a higher risk of Covifd-19.

Why Are Flags Half Staff Today? Reason Explained

According to the sources, Colin Powell died of Covid-19 related complications. He took his last breath on Monday (18 October). However, he was vaccinated, his family said that his immune system was dealing with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer due to which he was undergoing treatment. He was 84 at the time of his death.

Many of his colleagues are sending prayers and thoughts to his family and friends. We would like to tell you that a memorial service for Colin Powell has been held on 05 November (Monday) at Washington National Cathedral. Peggy Cifrino said in a statement, “There will be very limited seating and it will be by invitation only.”

Flas are going to be flown at half-staff at the White House and on all of the public buildings and grounds, all of the military posts and naval stations, on all of the naval vessels of the Federal Government in the district of Columbia and all across the United States and it is going to be intact until sunset on Friday. This is going to be done in honor of the person who has done so much for the country’s well-being, he is always going to be missed.

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