Flag half staff notification – victims of Oak Creek, Wisconsin shooting
by Office of Governor Matt Mead
August 6, 2012
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has issued a flag notification:
Pursuant to President Barack Obama’s Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag honoring the victims of the tragedy in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, I do hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and Wyoming are to be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Wyoming.
I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, August 10, 2012, provided that the flags are properly illuminated during the hours of darkness. Where no appropriate night illumination exists, the flags shall remain at half-staff only from sunrise to sunset each day through Friday, August 10, 2012.
Editor’s Note: On Sunday, August 5th, a man gunned down six Sikhs in a Milwaukee-area temple before a police officer killed him.