Governor Markell Orders Flags Lowered for Victims of Attacks in Paris

DOVER – President Obama Sunday ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff “as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on November 13, 2015, in Paris, France.” In concurrence with the President’s order and as an expression of Delaware’s sympathy for the people affected by the tragedy in Paris, Gov. Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities also be flown at half-staff until sunset on November 19, 2015.