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Half-Staff American Flags – Honoring Sikh Temple Victims

American Flags to fly at half-staff throughout the country Monday, August 6th through Friday, August 10th out of respect for the victims of the Sikh Temple tragedy.

According to the Office of the President:
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on August 5, 2012, in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, 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 10, 2012. 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.

One Response to “Half-Staff American Flags – Honoring Sikh Temple Victims”

  1. Lee Bryant Says:

    I’m sorry these people were killed. It was a very bad thing. However, this is not a situation that we fly the American flag at
    half mast. I don’t know what this president is thinking.

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