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Governor Dayton Honors Victims of Shooting at the Washington Navy Yard

September 17, 2013
As a sign of respect for the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. on September 16, 2013, Governor Mark Dayton has signed a proclamation ordering all flags at state buildings in Minnesota from today, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, until sunset on Friday, September 20, 2013.

The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, issued a proclamation ordering that the flag of the United States be flown at half staff upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government throughout the United States and its territories and possessions.

A copy of the Governor’s proclamation can be downloaded here: http://mn.gov/governor/images/20130917_navy_yard_tragedy.pdf