Raimondo marks Memorial Day by ordering flags lowered

Raimondo Marks Memorial Day by Ordering Flags Lowered

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until 12pm on Monday, May 29th in observation of Memorial Day. Flags should return to full-staff at 12pm.

"Memorial Day is a time to come together to honor the fallen," Raimondo said. "We endure as a nation because of the men and women who laid down their lives to protect this land that we love."

Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags to half-staff during this time as a mark of respect.

(release from Governor's Office) 

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