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Half-Staff Alert - January 24, 2020
For Virginia Only

Governor’s Flag Order for the Commonwealth of Virginia:

In accordance with the authority vested in me as Governor, I hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all state and local buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ian P. McLaughlin, of Newport News, Virginia.

I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered at sunrise on Friday, January 24, 2020, and remain at half-staff until sunset.

Ordered on this, the 23rd day of January, 2020.

Sincerely,

Ralph S. Northam



**When flown at half-staff or half-mast, the U.S. flag should be hoisted first to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the Half-Staff or Half-Mast position. The flag should again be raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day.


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