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In honor of those who served, Governor Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 27 for National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day. The North Carolina Department of Military and Veteran Affairs estimates that over 100,000 North Carolinians served in the Korean War, resulting in more than 700 North Carolina casualties.  

 

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In addition to the United States flags, Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff until sunset on July 3, 2018, in honor of the victims of the shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff until sunset on June 29, 2018 in honor of Rocky Mount Senior Police Officer Christopher Driver who died in the line of duty on Saturday.

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By official proclamation, Governor Roy Cooper declares June 14, 2018 as Flag Day. As such he urges all Americans to display the flag of the United States of America in honor of our country, its history and its people.

​To view the full proclamation click here.

 

As a sign of respect for the sacrifices of our armed services personnel, Governor Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities be flown at half-staff on Monday, May 28 until 12 noon in honor of Memorial Day. North Carolinians and local governments are encouraged to display flags at half-staff as well.

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to remain lowered to half-staff until sunset on May 25, 2018 in honor of Surry County State Highway Patrol Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard who died in the line of duty on Monday.

 

Governor Roy Cooper has joined President Donald Trump in ordering all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff today, May 21, 2018 until sunset on May 22, 2018, in honor of the victims  of the school shooting in Sante Fe, Texas.

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 Reverend and Coharie Indian Tribe Chief Wilbert Lee Ammons.

 Chief Ammons died May 11, 2018; the Chief of the Coharie Indian Tribe and a WWII Army veteran. He served as pastor for over 30 years at Mt. Sinia Holiness Church in Waccamaw-Siouan Indian Community of "Buck Head" and was a long-time member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.

 

 

 

 

Please note that flags should remain at half-staff through sunset on Saturday, April 21 as funeral services for former First Lady Barbara Bush will take place on Saturday.

 

 

 

 

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff today, April 18, 2018 until sunset on April 20, 2018, in honor of the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush. 

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