Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor Nancy Reagan

Remembering - Flags at Half Staff
Published Monday, March 7, 2016

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately until sunset on the day of interment in honor of Nancy Reagan, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. Funeral arrangements for the former First Lady have not been announced.

 

The full text of the president's proclamation:

 

IN HONOR OF NANCY REAGAN

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
A PROCLAMATION

 

President Barack Obama issued a proclamation in honor of Nancy Reagan

 

As a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan, hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, 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, on the day of interment. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same period 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 seventh day of March, in the year of our Lord two thousand sixteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fortieth.


 

BARACK OBAMA