The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

May 26, 2013

Tomblin orders flags lowered for Memorial Day

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON — State and U.S. flags at state-owned facilities will fly at half-staff in observance of Memorial Day.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered the flags to be lowered from dawn until noon today.

Tomblin says Memorial Day is an opportunity to pay tribute to and remember those who fought to preserve freedom and security.