Gov. Herbert orders flags lowered in recognition of Memorial Day

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 26, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Gov. Gary R. Herbert has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the State of Utah to be flown at half-staff in honor of Memorial Day.

A news release from the Office of the Governor said in coordination with a directive from the White House, flags will be flown at half-staff at all state office buildings from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 27.

The act honors Memorial Day and the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who gave their lives in the service of our country.

“Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute for the customary forenoon period,” the news release said.


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