Press Release: Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Memorial Day

Office of Governor Tony Evers
Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Memorial Day
MADISON —​ Gov. Tony Evers today ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff for Memorial Day and encouraged Wisconsinites to honor Memorial Day and pay tribute to our fallen heroes. The Wisconsin Department of Veteran's Affairs Memorial Day commemoration is available here, and a video message from Gov. Evers honoring our service members is available here

“Our service members exemplify great courage, selflessness, dedication, hard work, and determination, and we owe so much to the brave individuals who have given their lives in battle—they will forever be heroes,” said Gov. Evers. “On behalf of the state of Wisconsin, this Memorial Day, I share my heartfelt gratitude to the members of our nation’s armed forces, those who laid down their lives, and offer my deepest condolences to the family and loved ones they left behind.”

Executive Order #119 is available here and goes into effect at sunrise on Monday, May 31, 2021.