Branstad orders flags to be flown at half-staff, Friday

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December 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Friday, December 7th, 2012, in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Flags will be 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.