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Half-Staff Alert - February 3, 2020
For Virginia Only

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 Newport News Police Officer Katherine M. “Katie” Thyne, of Newport News, Virginia.

I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered at sunrise on Monday, February 3, 2020, and remain at half-staff until sunset.

Ordered on this, the 31st 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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