Governor's Flag Order for Patriot Day
September 8, 2017
Governor’s Flag Order for the Commonwealth of Virginia
Pursuant to U.S. Code, Title 36, Subtitle I, Part A, Chapter 1 §144 that designates September 11th as Patriot Day, this is to order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States at the Pentagon, the World Trade Center, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001.
I hereby order that the flag shall be lowered at sunrise on Monday, September 11, 2017, and remain at half-staff until sunset.
Ordered on this, the 8th day of September, 2017.
Terence R. McAuliffe