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Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff Statewide Through August 30

 

August 26, 2021

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Joe Biden's Proclamation, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide immediately to honor and pay our respects to the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack on August 26, 2021, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Flags should remain lowered until sunset on August 30, 2021.

The Presidential Proclamation follows:

HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTACK IN KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

As a mark of respect for the U.S. service members and other

victims killed in the terrorist attack on August 26, 2021,

in Kabul, Afghanistan, by the authority vested in me as

President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws

of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag

of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the

White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all

military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of

the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and

throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions

until sunset, August 30, 2021. I also direct that the flag

shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all

United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other

facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval

vessels and stations.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this

twenty-sixth day of August, in the year of our Lord

two thousand twenty-one, and of the Independence of the

United States of America the two hundred and forty-fifth.

 
 

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