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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Terrorist Attack in Kabul

For Immediate Release: 

8:05PM CT on August 26, 2021

 

Media Contacts: 

Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970

Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967

 

Media Release:

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Terrorist Attack in Kabul

 

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from the White House, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the terrorist attack that took place in Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

“Our prayers are with the families of the U.S. troops killed in today’s attack on the Kabul airport,” said Governor Ricketts. “They have been bravely rescuing Americans and our allies as this horrible tragedy continues to unfold.”

 

Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on August 30, 2021 in honor of the victims.  The proclamation can be found by clicking here.

 

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