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Half-Staff American Flags – Honoring Neil Armstrong

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

American Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, August 31st throughout the country out of respect and memory of Neil Armstrong.

According to the President of the United States:
As a mark of respect for the memory of Neil Armstrong, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that on the day of his interment, 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 on such day. 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.
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Half-Staff Michigan State Flags – Honoring David Warsen

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

American Flags and Michigan Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, August 30th in the state of Michigan in honor of US Navy Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class David Warsen.

According to the office of the governor:
Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class David J. Warsen died Aug. 16 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan. He was assigned to a West Coast-based naval special warfare unit.
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Half-Staff Maryland State Flags – Honoring David Williams

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

American Flags and Maryland Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, August 30th in the state of Maryland in honor of US Army Sergeant David Williams.

According to the office of the governor:
Army Sergeant David V. Williams died on August 18, 2012, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.