Flags in Iowa ordered at half staff for Memorial Day
DES MOINES- Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 27, in honor of Memorial Day.
Gov. Reynolds also directed that the National League of Families POW/MIA flag also be flown on Capitol grounds for the entire day.
According to the governors’ office, flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be at half-staff on all public buildings, grounds, and facilities throughout the state.
Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.