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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff


Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012


The flag of the United States will fly at half-staff Tuesday, Oct. 16, in tribute to Sen. Arlen Specter. By presidential proclamation, flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset Oct. 16.

 

The text of the presidential proclamation is below.

 

Presidential Proclamation--Death of Arlen Specter

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION

 

As a mark of respect for the memory of Arlen Specter, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, that on the day of his interment, the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset on such day. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of October, in the year of our Lord two thousand twelve, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-seventh.

 

BARACK OBAMA



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