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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the U.S., State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities through sunset Saturday, April 21st, 2018 the day of former First Lady Barbara Bush’s internment.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation to fly the U.S. Flag at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of the Mrs. Bush.

Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

Here is the Presidential proclamation:

A Proclamation

On this solemn day, we mourn the loss of Barbara Bush, an outstanding and memorable woman of character. As a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, military spouse, and former First Lady, Mrs. Bush was an advocate of the American family. Mrs. Bush lived a life that reminds us always to cherish our relationships with friends, family, and all acquaintances. In the spirit of the memory of Mrs. Bush, may we always remember to be kind to one another and to put the care of others first.

As a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, on the day of interment (April 21st). I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.

— U.S. President Donald J. Trump


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