Stars & Stripes Updates, News and Proclamations

**HALF-STAFF ~ Wednesday, August 3, until sunset, Thursday, August 4, 2022 ** In memory of Representative Jacqueline Walorski

In memory of Rep. Jacqueline Walorski U.S. flags will fly at half-staff President Biden ordered all United States Flags to half-staff August 3-4, 2022, in honor of the passing of Representative Jackie Walorski. Walorski has represented Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District as a Republican in the United States House of Representatives since 2013. She died Wednesday,…

**HALF-STAFF ~ Friday, July 8 until sunset, Sunday, July 10, 2022 ** As a mark of respect for the memory of Shinzo Abe, former Prime Minister of Japan

A Proclamation on the Death of Abe Shinzo JULY 08, 2022 The longest serving Prime Minister in Japan’s history, Abe Shinzo was a proud servant of the Japanese people and a faithful friend to the United States.  He worked with American Presidents of both parties to deepen the Alliance between our nations and advance a common vision…

**HALF-STAFF until noon ~ May 30, 2022** In Honor and Remembrance ~ Memorial Day

A Proclamation: Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day 2022 MAY 27, 2022• On Memorial Day, we remember the patriots who gave their lives in the service of America, in the service of freedom, and in the service of justice.  They made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our Constitution and our democracy.  We are free because they were…

**HALF-STAFF ~ Sunday, May 15, 2022 ** Peace Officers Memorial Day

A Proclamation on Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2022 MAY 13, 2022    For generations, courageous men and women of our Nation’s law enforcement community have dedicated their lives to protecting us in big cities, small towns, and suburban neighborhoods across America.  Each morning, police officers pin on their shield and walk out the door to…

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