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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff until McCain’s interment

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the United States, State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation issued Monday afternoon to fly the U.S. Flag at half-staff as a mark of respect for U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona, who died Saturday. The flags will remain at half-staff until McCain’s interment.

American Flag at Half Staff

American Flag at Half Staff

Here is the Presidential proclamation:

By The President of the United States of America: A Proclamation

As a mark of respect for the memory and long-standing service of Senator John Sidney McCain III, 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.

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.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-seventh day of August, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-third.

Donald J. Trump


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