- Monday, September 16, 2013
Note: This story has been updated to include Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s response to the President’s proclamation.
President Obama has ordered that all American flags be lowered to honor the victims of this morning’s shootings at the Washington Navy Yard.
A shooting took place at Navy command complex in Washington, D.C., Monday morning has reportedly left 13 people dead including one gunman.
- Monday, May 27, 2013
All flags should be lowered to half-staff today, in honor of Memorial Day. They should remain lowered until sunset this evening, which will be 8:12 pm.
President Obama released a proclamation on Friday, a "Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2013," which said in part: