Flags to be flown at half-staff for Patriot Day, memorial service set for 2 p.m.

Last Updated on September 11, 2016 by cassnetwork

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff Sunday, September 11 in honor of Patriot Day. Flags should be lowered at sunrise and remain at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, September 11.

Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents across the state to lower their flags to half-staff to pay tribute to the men and women who were injured or lost their lives in New York City, Washington and Pennsylvania following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

President Barack Obama has proclaimed Friday, September 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11 as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, and September 11 has been proclaimed Patriot Day, the people of the United States encouraged to participate in community service in honor of those our Nation lost, to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities, including remembrance services, and to observe a moment of silence beginning at 8:46 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to honor the innocent victims who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

A memorial service in Logansport is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Central Fire Station, 630 High Street in downtown Logansport. More info here.

 

 

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