Flag Alert: Lowering of North Carolina flags beginning immediately on April 27 in honor of Sgt. Meggan Lee Callahan

Raleigh

MEMORANDUM

To: Cabinet Secretaries; Council of State Members; Office of the UNC President; Administrative Office of the Courts; Office of Administrative Hearings; General Assembly; North Carolina Community College System; Governor’s Mansion; Governor’s Office

From: Secretary Machelle Sanders

Re: Lowering of North Carolina flags beginning immediately on April 27 in honor of Sgt. Meggan Lee Callahan

Gov. Roy Cooper today ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff in tribute to Sgt. Meggan Lee Callahan, who was killed Wednesday while at work at Bertie Correctional Institution.

Flags should be returned to full staff at sunset on Friday. Callahan had served with the N.C. Department of Public Safety since 2012. She lived in Edenton. 

For flag information, contact the NCDOA Communications Office at alexandra.mendoza@doa.nc.gov or 919-807-2404. To join the North Carolina Flag Alert list serve, visit https://ncadmin.nc.gov/subscribe-flag-alerts. To review the North Carolina State Government Flag Guide, visit http://www.doa.nc.gov/facility/documents/flagbrochure.pdf.

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