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.