Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Flags at half-staff today

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From the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs:

Title: Patriot Day, September 11th Flag Lowering Etiquette

Date: September 11, 2013

Details: On December 18, 2001, President Bush signed Public Law No: 107-89, designating September 11th as Patriot Day. State and local governments and the people of the United States are asked to observe Patriot Day with appropriate programs and activities to honor the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks on that date in 2001.

The day has also been designated as a day that the US flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sundown, not just until noon as is done on Memorial Day. In addition the people of the United States are asked to observe a moment of silence on Patriot Day in remembrance of the victims

Public Law 107-89 Amending title 36, United States Code, to designate September 11 as Patriot Day.

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