Branstad orders flags lowered to half-staff

Flag Half-StaffFrom Press Release


Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad today ordered flags be flown at half-staff 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow in remembrance of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Flags will be flown at half-staff on the state Capitol building and on flag displays in the Capitol complex, and upon all public buildings, grounds, and facilities throughout the state. Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.