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From: Gilhuly, Christine [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8:27 AM
To: Gilhuly, Christine
Cc: Obuchowski, Mike; Minoli, Wanda; Johnson, Harriet; Sanchez, Lisa; Vonturkovich, Ed; Miller, Janet; Cheney, Tom
Subject: Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff - Memorial Day

N O T I C E

Flags to be Lowered to 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 on Monday, May 25, 2015



Date the flags are to return to full staff:

At noon on Monday, May 25, 2015



Reason to lower flag(s):

On Memorial Day, the U.S. flag is displayed at half staff until noon, then raised to top of staff (per Federal Code P.L. 94-344 and Presidential Proclamation).







**      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
Buildings & General Services
(802) 828-3519