Flags at half-staff until Sept 2 for Sen. John McCain

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Flag Lowering – August 27 – Sept 2, 2018 (Senator John McCain)

Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Monday, August 27, 2018, in memory of Senator John McCain who passed away on August 25 at the age of 81 from cancer.

Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, September 2, 2018.

The Senator will lie in state on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, in Arizona state at the Arizona State Capitol, followed by a 10am memorial service to be held at the National Phoenix Baptist Church.

Then on Friday in Washington, D.C., Sen. McCain will lie in state at the United States Capitol. On Friday a memorial service in Washington, D.C. will be held at the Washington National Cathedral. It will be followed by a private ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy where he will buried.

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.

Please call (360) 902-0383 if you have any questions about this flag lowering.



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