4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at all commonwealth facilities to fly at half-staff
to honor former United States Senator and Secretary of Health and Human Services Richard Shultz Schweiker.
flags to fly at half-staff
to honor firefighters killed in the line of duty.
Obama also signed a proclamation ordering that the American flag to 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, December 18, 2012.
Flags at all State institutions will fly at half-staff
Following the governor's decree, the United States flag and Illinois State flag fly at half-staff
to honor those Illinois residents who are members of the armed forces and die by hostile fire or who are law enforcement officers and die in the line of duty.
Flags flew at half-staff
, public entertainment was cancelled and national newspapers printed the day's issue in black and white to observe a government-designated day of mourning across China on Wednesday for victims of last week's earthquake in the western province Qinghai.
The firework display at Disneyland on Monday, the daily light show at night and the twice-weekly horse racing scheduled for Wednesday were all canceled, while government buildings, most private companies and schools will fly their flags at half-staff
for three days.
Ted Kulongoski ordered all flags at public institutions be flown at half-staff
today in memory of Pfc.
Flags were flown at half-staff
Monday at City Hall in honor of former Los Angeles Police Department chief and state Senator Ed Davis, who died Saturday evening.
Flags flown at half-staff
should first be raised to the peak and then lowered to the half-staff position.
Flags will fly at half-staff
for the day, while internal radios will go silent at 12:18 p.
Stars & Stripes at half-staff
, with a gold border around the flag.
and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities statewide to fly at half-staff
on Saturday, Dec.
SPRINGFIELD - Flags are flying at half-staff
in memory of Ed Harms, a former mayor and longtime city attorney who died Saturday.
Each officer in Simi Valley will wear a black stripe across his or her badge, flags will be flown at half-staff
and department chaplains will offer a prayer for the nationwide observance honoring fallen officers.