Governor Markell Orders Flags Lowered in Response to the Navy Yard Shootings

Dover – President Obama on Monday ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Friday, September 20, 2013, “as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on September 16, 2013, at the Washington Navy Yard.”

In concurrence with the President’s order and as an expression of Delaware’s sympathy for the people affected by this tragedy, Gov. Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities also be flown at half-staff until the end of the day on September 20, 2013.


Governor Markell Orders Flags Lowered for September 11

DOVER – This afternoon, President Obama ordered American flags at all government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, in observance of Patriot Day and National Day of Service “in honor of the individuals who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.”

In concurrence with the President’s order and in remembrance of the victims from that day, Gov. Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities also be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11.


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Flags to Remain at Half-Staff in Honor of Sen. Inouye

President Obama Tuesday ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities remain at half-staff in memory of Senator Daniel K. Inouye, President pro tempore of the United States Senate, until the date of his interment. In concurrence with the President’s order Gov. Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings facilities also be flown at half-staff until such date.