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Flags are at half-staff today.

Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, October 23, 2021, for the interment of La Paz County Sgt. Michael D. Rudd, who passed away on October 11th.

 

Flags should already be at half-staff to honor General Colin Powell. They can remain at half-staff until sunset on October 23rd.

 

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

Interment
10/23/2021

In coordination with President Biden’s proclamation, Governor Doug Ducey today ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff for five days starting tomorrow, February 23, 2021, to honor the thousands of lives lost across Arizona and the nation due to COVID-19.   

“As we pull together and continue to work to save lives and fight COVID-19, we also grieve and pray for all the lives we’ve lost in Arizona and across the nation to this disease,” said Governor Ducey. “We mourn each and every life lost — loved ones, family, friends, neighbors. Every life is precious, and we will continue to work hard to protect more Arizonans and overcome the devastating effects of the pandemic. In coordination with the President’s proclamation, I’ve ordered flags at half-staff starting tomorrow to honor the lives lost. Our hearts and our prayers are with all those impacted by COVID-19.”Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Other
    02/23/2021 to 02/27/2021

Governor Doug Ducey today ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, February 3, 2021, to honor former Arizona State Legislator and former President of the Navajo Nation Albert Hale.

“Arizona is saddened by the loss of respected Navajo leader and former state legislator Albert Hale,” said Governor Ducey. “Hale proudly represented the Navajo Nation and state of Arizona for many years, and we are grateful for his dedication to serving others and contributions to our state. My prayers and deepest condolences go to Hale's family, loved ones and community, and I’ve ordered flags be lowered to half-staff in honor of his life and service.”

Hale served as President of the Navajo Nation from 1995 to 1998. He served in the Arizona State Senate from 2004 to 2011, and the Arizona State House of Representatives from 2011 to 2017.

  • Announcement
    02/03/2021

Governor Ducey has called for flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday, January 29, 2021 for the interment of Arizona State University Police Officer Joseph Montgomery, who passed away after a motorcycle accident. Officer Montgomery is survived by his wife and four children. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Interment
    01/29/2021

Governor Ducey has called for flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, January 15, 2021 to honor Arizona State University Police Officer Joseph Montgomery, who passed away after a motorcycle accident today. Officer Montgomery is survived by his wife and four children. The Governor released the following statement: “Arizona is deeply saddened by the loss of ASU Police Officer Joseph Montgomery,” said Governor Ducey. “He spent 13 years with the department protecting students, faculty and the entire community. He put his life on the line to protect others, and we are grateful for his bravery, sacrifice and service. Our prayers are with his wife, four children, loved ones and the ASU Police Department during this difficult time. I’ve ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff tomorrow to honor Officer Montgomery’s life and service.”

  • Announcement
    01/15/2021

In coordination with the Presidential proclamation, Governor Ducey has called for flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff immediately to honor the service and sacrifice of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood until sunset, Wednesday, January 13, 2021.The Governor released the following statement: “I join all Americans in grieving the tragic loss of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick and Officer Howard Liebengood. Our prayers are with their families and colleagues at this difficult time.

“Arizonans, like all Americans, were shaken by the horrific events that unfolded at the United States Capitol on January 6. The rioting and violence that took place in Washington D.C. was shocking and unacceptable. We condemn it in the strongest terms.

“Officers Sicknick and Liebengood were tasked with protecting the living symbol of our democratic form of government. They will be foremost in our thoughts as we vow to recommit to our shared values as Americans and to making sure something like this never happens again. In coordination with the federal proclamation, I am ordering flags at all state buildings to half-staff.”Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    01/10/2021 to 01/13/2021

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