John Glenn Day of Interment


 April 5, 2017


Governor’s Flag Order for the Commonwealth of Virginia


Pursuant to President Trump’s Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag as a mark of respect for the memory of John Glenn, I do hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in respect for the memory of John Glenn on the day of his interment.

I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered at sunrise on Thursday, April 6, 2017, and remain at half-staff until sunset.     

Ordered on this, the 5th day of April, 2017.




                                                            Terence R. McAuliffe