Governor's Flag Order for Virginia State Police Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates
August 17, 2017
Governor’s flag order for the Commonwealth of Virginia
In accordance with the authority vested in me as Governor, I hereby order that the flag of 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 Virginia State Police Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, of New Kent County, Virginia.
I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered at sunrise on Friday, August 18, 2017, and remain at half-staff until sunset.
Ordered on this, 17th day of August, 2017.
Terence R. McAuliffe