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 signed Executive Order #165 ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Mon., May 30, 2022, for Memorial Day and encouraged Wisconsinites to honor Memorial Day and pay tribute to our nation’s fallen heroes. 

“On Memorial Day, we continue a tradition that has been a part of our nation’s history for over a century, honoring and remembering the generations of brave and selfless servicemembers—soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen—who laid down their lives in defense of our nation and our shared values,” said Gov. Evers. “On this solemn national holiday, I join Wisconsinites and folks across the country in paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service our country, as well as the family members and loved ones they left behind.”

Executive Order #165 will be in effect from sunrise to 12 p.m. on Mon., May 30, 2022, and is available here.
An online version of this release is available here.