Ginny Colbert

Executive Assistant to Secretary Markowitz

Vermont Secretary of State's Office

26 Terrace Street

Montpelier, Vermont 05609-1101

phone 802-828-2148

fax 802-828-2496

From: Cadorette, Wendy [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 11:59 AM
To: BGS - Flag; Border Patrol - Swanton; Christine O'Neil - USPS; Federal Protective Service - Philadelphia Megacenter; Sue Ray; Tom Rizzo
Cc: Cadorette, Wendy
Subject: Flag Notification - Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance



Date Issued:   September 9, 2010






Flags to be Lowered Half Staff


Per Federal Code P.L. 94-344 and Presidential Proclamation


Where the flags will be lowered;

The Vermont State House, all Federal and State Facilities around the state and public buildings and grounds around the state


Which flags will be lowered;

The U.S flag, Vermont State flag, POW flags, and any other flags *


Date the flags are to be lowered (at sunrise);

Saturday, September 11, 2010


Date the flags are to return to full staff (at sunset);

Saturday, September 11, 2010


Name of person being honored/Reason to Lower Flag(s);


In keeping with the Presidential Proclamation, the Governor has ordered the U.S. and Vermont flags at all federal and state facilities lowered to half staff in recognition of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance.



*        Please note all flags must fly at half-staff for that period of time.

Rule:  When the U.S. flag is lowered, the Vermont flag, the POW flag, and any other flag must also be lowered, because the U.S. flag must always fly above or equal to any other flags that are flown.




Notice sent by: Wendy L. Cadorette

                     Office of the Commissioner

                     Department of Buildings & General Services