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Monroe Washington - Flag Lowering 25 May 2022 ( news )
Monroe , state Washington ( By Press Release office)
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FLAG LOWERING: United States Flags are flown at Half - Staff Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Uvalde , Texas .
A PROCLAMATION Honoring The Victims Of The Tragedy In Uvalde , Texas .
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on May 24 , 2022 , by a gunman at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde , Texas , 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 order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half - staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds , at all military posts and naval stations , and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset , May 28 , 2022 . I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half - staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies , legations , consular offices , and other facilities abroad , including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations .
IN WITNESS WHEREOF , I have hereunto set my hand this twenty - fourth day of May , in the year of our Lord two thousand twenty - two , and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty - sixth .
JOSEPH R . BIDEN JR .
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