Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Flags to be flown at half-staff through Sept. 20

President Obama has issued a proclamation as a mark of respect for the victims of the tragic events Sept. 16 in Washington, D.C. In it, he has ordered that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the federal government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its territories and possessions through sunset Sept. 20. More information.