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In coordination with the Presidential Proclamation, Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff effective immediately, until sunset Friday, October 6, 2017 to honor the victims of the senseless tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

The Governor released the following statement, "Our deepest prayers are with Las Vegas, all those killed and injured, and their families. We especially pray for all Arizonans impacted by this tragic shooting. This incredible loss of life will be felt by Americans everywhere. It's important that the victims, their families and our brave first responders have the support they need. As we learn more details, the State of Arizona stands ready to assist our neighbors in Nevada in any way we can." 

 

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    10/02/2017 to 10/06/2017

Governor Ducey is calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Monday, September 11, 2017 in observance of Patriot Day. Congress has designated September 11th of each year as “Patriot Day", a national day of remembrance for the innocent victims who lost their lives and in honor of the families they left behind.

 Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Holiday
    09/11/2017

Governor Ducey has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset Tuesday, September 5, 2017, in honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Emil Rivera-Lopez who died in a helicopter crash off the coast of Yemen. Sergeant Rivera-Lopez was from Tucson. 

Flags will also be flown at half-staff on the day of his interment which will be communicated as soon as possible. 

 

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    09/05/2017

As a tribute to the 21,183 law enforecement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice throughout U.S. history, government agencies, businesses and residents are to fly their U.S. flags at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Monday, May 15, 2017 for National Peace Officers Memorial Day. 

  • Holiday
    05/15/2017

Governor Ducey has ordered all flags lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset today Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 for the interment of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent Edgard Garcia who was killed Friday in a car accident. 

 

 

Businesses, individuals, and other organizations are encouraged to participate in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    05/09/2017

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