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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Stevens, American Personnel in Libya, Armstrong, Yeager, September 13–16

Posted on 9/13/2012 8:02:37 PM

By proclamation of the President of the United States, flags were lowered to half-staff on Thursday, September 13, as a mark of respect for the memory of John Christopher Stevens, United States Ambassador to Libya, and American personnel killed in Benghazi, and shall remain at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, September 16.

By proclamation of the President of the United States, flags will be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Neil Armstrong on Friday, September 14, the day of interment.

By order of Governor Tom Corbett, flags will be flown at half-staff on Saturday, September 15, in honor of Marine Corporal John D. Yeager, a New Kensington native, who died during World War II. Cpl. Yeager’s plane disappeared during a night training mission over an island in the South Pacific in April 1944.