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Governor Reynolds orders all American flags to fly at half-staff on Memorial Day

DES MOINES, Iowa (KWWL) -- In honor of Memorial Day and the soldiers who have lost their lives, Governor Kim Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 25th.

Reynolds also directed all National League of Families POW/MIA flags also be flown on Capitol grounds for the entire day.

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.

Watch Governor Reynolds’ Memorial Day message here

Ashley Neighbor

Reporter, Cedar Rapids

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