[12/6/16] Flags Ordered At Half-Staff Twice This Week

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State and US flags will be lowered to half staff two days this week.

Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Wednesday, December 7, 2016, for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was created by Congress in 1994 in honor of those Americans killed or injured as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Please notify all of your field offices and facilities around the state.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.

Please call (360) 239-1317 if you have any questions about this flag lowering.
Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Tacoma Police Officer Reginald "Jake" Gutierrez, 45, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Friday, December 9, 2016. Officer Gutierrez was killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, November 30.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on December 9, 2016.

Please notify your staff and all of your field offices and facilities around the state.

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016, at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma. It is open to the public. The time has yet to be announced.

Please call (360) 239-1317 if you have any questions about this flag lowering.