Walz Orders Flags Half-Staff For Memorial Day, and COVID-19 Victims
Steve Hesky | May 23, 2020 AT 5:58 am
(St. Paul, MN) -- Governor Tim Walz is ordering all U-S and Minnesota flags to fly at half-staff on Memorial Day in honor of those who have died serving the military.
The governor's proclamation says, "we honor the spirit, courage, and tenacity of the generations of Armed Forces members and their families today who made the ultimate sacrifice for this great nation. As we work toward peace in our world, let us never forget those who have served on our behalf.”
There will be no Memorial Day services or programs in Minnesota Monday due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Flags are currently at half-staff until Sunday night to remember, mourn and honor lives llost to COVID-19 and their families.
From the Minnesota News Network