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Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, April 14, 2024 in memory of Army veteran and long time public servant Paul Babbitt Jr. who passed away on April 4, 2024. 

Paul spent nearly 30 years serving the citizens of Northern Arizona in a variety of local government roles including on the Flagstaff City Council, and as Vice Mayor and Mayor. He was appointed to the Coconino County Board of Supervisors in 1986 and served until 2004. He was involved in the health and vitality of his local community and had a genuine love for people. 

Governor Hobbs issued the following statement: 

“I am saddened to hear of the passing of Paul Babbitt Jr., a true Arizona statesman whose leadership and commitment to his local community will be remembered for generations to come. I have ordered flags to fly at half-staff on the day of his interment to honor his life and legacy.”  

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

Interment
04/14/2024

In coordination with the Presidential proclamation, Governor Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset on day of interment, October 5, as a mark of respect for the memory of Senator Dianne Feinstein, who passed away Thursday night.

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

Regards,
 

Arizona Department of Administration

  • Interment
    09/29/2023 to 10/05/2023

Governor Katie Hobbs ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on September 11, in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 innocent men and women who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.Governor Katie Hobbs issued the following statement: “Today, we lower flags in honor of the 2,977 who lost their lives on 9/11. We can never forget what was taken from them, their families, and our nation. On this day of reflection, let us remind ourselves that while others try to divide us, we are stronger united.”Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    09/11/2023

 

Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday, August 24, 2023 in honor of IRS Special Agent Patrick Bauer, who died after being shot during a training incident at a firing range last Thursday.   

“The loss of Special Agent Patrick Bauer is felt across the multiple agencies he dedicated his life and career to,” said Governor Katie Hobbs. “As a former Arizona National Guardsman, he served our state with honor and dignity, characteristics he continued to embody as a federal IRS agent. I want to extend my sincere condolences to his family, friends and community. His service will forever be remembered.” 

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

  • Announcement
    08/24/2023
Governor Katie Hobbs ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, June 30, 2023, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives protecting fellow Arizonans from the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013. The Governor released the following statement:
 
“Ten years ago, our lives forever changed when 19 men selflessly answered the call to protect the people of Yarnell and Peeples Valley. With each year that passes, our admiration for the Granite Mountain Hotshots endures and their memory will forever live on.”
 
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.
  • Announcement
    06/30/2023

Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings lowered to half-staff from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 29 in honor of all service members who have died for our country. The flag should then be raised to full staff at noon to honor those veterans who are still living.

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

  • Holiday
    05/29/2023

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