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: Friday, December 03, 2010 11:40 AM
To: Cadorette, Wendy
Subject: Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff Notice - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Importance: High


Date Issued:  December 3, 2010






Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff



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):

          December 7, 2010


Date flags are to return to full staff: (at sunrise):

          December 8, 2010


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

          National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day


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



* 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