July 18, 2016
Governor's Flag Order for the Commonwealth of Virginia

     Pursuant to President Obama's Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag, I do hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

     I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered until sunset, July 22, 2016.

     Ordered on this, the 18th day of July, 2016.


                                      Terence R. McAuliffe

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