Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff Friday in remembrance of those killed on 9/11

Written by Theresa Rose on September 10, 2015

(DES MOINES) – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad today ordered flags be flown at half-staff Friday, September 11, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in remembrance of those killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Flags will be flown at half-staff on the state Capitol building and on flag displays in the Capitol complex, and upon all public buildings, grounds, and facilities throughout the state. Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.