By WITN Web Staff | May 31, 2021 at 10:02 AM EDT – Updated May 31 at 10:02 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) – Governor Cooper has ordered all flags at state facilities be flown at half staff this morning in honor of Memorial Day.
Cooper has ordered all state and U.S. flags be flown at half staff until noon to pay tribute to the sacrifices of service members.
In a statement, Governor Cooper said,
I am profoundly grateful for those who have lost their lives in the line of duty protecting our country and our freedom. I salute them, their families, their friends and their comrades in arms as we take this day to reflect upon and appreciate their ultimate sacrifice. – RC
— Governor Roy Cooper (@NC_Governor) May 31, 2021
Homes, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are also encouraged to fly flags at half-staff.
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