Last Updated on August 27, 2021 10:42 am
Governor Roy Cooper ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset, Monday, August 30 to honor the U.S. servicemembers and other victims who died in the terroist attack on August 26 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Statement from Governor Roy Cooper
“August 26 was a tragic day for our country. Kristin and I are praying for the families of the servicemembers and civililans who lost their lives in Kabul.”
Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are also encouraged to fly flags at half-staff for the duration of time indicated.
Please note, all North Carolina flag announcements are issued in accordance to regulations outlined in the US Flag Code.