Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Astronaut John Glenn
For Immediate Release: April 5, 2017
Contact: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of Astronaut John Glenn, who will be buried on Thursday.
Flags will be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, April 6, 2017, the day of Glenn’s interment. The President’s proclamation can be found here.