Jim Condos

Secretary of State

State of Vermont


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Montpelier, VT 05633-1101


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From: Gilhuly, Christine [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, December 5, 2014 11:09 AM
To: BGS - Flag
Subject: Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff - National Pearl Harbor Rembrance Day
Importance: High





Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff


Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day



Where the flag 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 flag is to be lowered: (at sunrise):

December 7, 2014


Date flag is to return to full staff: (at sunset):

December 7, 2014


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

The Governor has ordered the U.S. and Vermont flags at all state facilities lowered to half staff in recognition of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.  Sunday marks the 73rd anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. 



* 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:   Chrissy Gilhuly

                           Office of the Commissioner

                           Department of Buildings & General Services