Office of the Governor
Please be advised that the President has issued the order below directing flags be flown at half-staff on Thursday, April 6, 2017, in respect for the memory of former U.S. Senator, NASA astronaut and Navy aviator John Glenn. Please contact me if you have any questions.
Gregory Scott Davidson, Executive Clerk and
Director of Constituent Communication Division
Office of the Governor ● P.O. Box 12428 ● Capitol Station ● Austin, Texas 78711
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2017
HONORING THE MEMORY OF JOHN GLENN
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
As a mark of respect for the memory of John Glenn, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the 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 thisfifth day of April, in the year of our Lord two thousand seventeen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-first.
DONALD J. TRUMP