SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Monday ordered the lowering of Utah and U.S. flags in tribute to Gen. Colin Powell, who died Monday at age 84 as a result of COVID-19 complications.
Cox did so, the statement says, “in recognition of the life and legacy of Gen. Colin Powell.”
Flags will be lowered to half-staff immediately, and remain so until sunset on Friday.
“Private citizens and businesses are encouraged to participate as well,” the statement says.
Pres. Joe Biden also issued a proclamation. To read it, click here.