Flags to be lowered by order of the President of the United States on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, in recognition of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance.
(Salem, OR) — Today Governor Kitzhaber ordered all flags at public institutions throughout Oregon be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001.
“We pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001, and honor the men and women who serve and protect our nation today,” Governor Kitzhaber said. “We continue to face challenges as a state and as a nation, but today we are reminded of the shared values that give us strength, resolve, and determination.”
The full Presidential Proclamation is available here:
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