Flag Notification - Tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio

Where the flag will be lowered to half-staff:         All Vermont State facilities

Which flag will be lowered to half-staff:                 Both the U.S. and Vermont flags **

Date the flag is to be lowered:                   Sunday, August 4, 2019       

Date flag is to return to full staff (at sunset):        Thursday, August 8, 2019

Name of person being honored/Reason to Lower Flag(s):  To honor the victims of the August 3, 2019, tragedy in El Paso, Texas and the victims of the August 4, 2019, tragedy in Dayton, Ohio

**           Rule:  When the U.S. Flag is lowered, the Vermont flag and POW flag must also be lowered, the U.S. Flag must always fly above or equal to any other flags that are flown. 

Notice sent by:  Office of the Commissioner Department of Buildings & General Services