Notification of flags to be flown at half-staff

It is the universal custom to display the flag from sunrise to sunset (unless properly illuminated during the hours of darkness). The flag, when flown at half-staff, should be first hoisted to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff position. Click the link below, enter your email address, and click submit to receive announcements from the Governor’s Office when flags have been ordered set to half-staff.

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Feb. 8, 2019 - Flag Notification

Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald Trump’s proclamation, orders that the flags of the United States and Wyoming shall be flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds until sunset, February 9, 2019 as a mark of respect for the memory of former U.S. Representative John David Dingell, Jr..



As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of former Representative John David Dingell, Jr., of Michigan -- the longest-serving Member of Congress in our Nation's history -- I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, 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 until sunset, February 9, 2019. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half‑staff for the same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this eighth day of February, in the year of our Lord two thousand nineteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-third.