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Press Release: December 6, 2011

Governor Kitzhaber rrders flags at half-staff for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Flags to be lowered Wednesday, December 7, 2011

(Salem, OR) – Governor Kitzhaber today ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in remembrance of Pearl Harbor.

“I encourage all Oregonians to pause and pay tribute to all those who made the ultimate sacrifice at Pearl Harbor,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “Seventy years have passed since that day of infamy, but the legacy of these brave men and women continues to inspire. Today, we honor the greatest generation for their selfless service, both here at home and overseas during World War II.”

Media Contacts:
Tim Raphael, 503-689-6117
Amy Wojcicki, 503-689-5324

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