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Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Virginia Beach, VA On June 1, 2019, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Presidential Proclamation — Our Nation grieves with those affected by the tragic shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Americans unite in praying for God to comfort the injured and heal the wounded. May God be with the victims and bring aid and comfort to their families and friends. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible...

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Observance In honor and tribute to the memory of President George H.W. Bush and as an expression of public sorrow, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on December 30, 2018. Further, a National Day of Mourning has been appointed for December 5, 2018. Presidential Proclamation Announcing the Death of George H.W. Bush It is my sorrowful duty to announce officially the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States, on November 30, 2018.President Bush led...

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Observance In honor of the victims of the violence in Thousand Oaks, California, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on November 10, 2018. ---- Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby...

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Honoring the victims of the tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: By order of the President of the United States, fly the United States Flag immediately until sunset, October 31, 2018.

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Observation Honoring the memory and longstanding service of Senator John McCain, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff from now until sunset on September 2, 2018. Presidential Proclamation As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of Senator John Sidney McCain III, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds,...

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