Flag Alert: Lowering of the US and NC flags to half-staff through sunset on September 11th for the Victims and Families of 9-11

Raleigh, NC

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 United States and North Carolina Flags in Tribute to Soldier Killed

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff in tribute to the victims and their families of the 9-11 tragedy.

Sixteen years ago, 9/11 first responders made heroic sacrifices that will live on in our hearts and minds forever. Today, we remember the thousands of innocent victims who were hurt or lost their lives, and we remember those who stepped up at a moment’s notice to help their fellow Americans. We pay tribute today to the victims and families of this tragic event.

For flag information, contact the NCDOA Communications Office at Karon Hardy at karon.hardy@doa.nc.gov or 919-807-2425. 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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