The President issued the proclamation shortly after Mandela passed away on Thursday afternoon.
Governor Chris Christie has ordered all state buildings to fly flags at half-staff to honor the memory and mark the passing of United States Army Master Sergeant Nicholas Oresko, a New Jerseyan and World War II hero who became the oldest living Medal of Honor recipient in 2011.
Governor Chris Christie signed an Executive Order that orders all State buildings to fly flags at half-staff on Friday, October 4th to honor the service and sacrifice of United States Army Staff Sergeant Timothy R. McGill.
Both the U.S. and Pennsylvania flags shall remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, September 20th.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has ordered that all state buildings fly flags at half-staff on Thursday, December 27th.
The announcement was made on Friday evening in response to the tragic school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left more than 20 people dead.
President Barack Obama signed a proclamation ordering the American flag flown at half-staff to honor former Senator Arlen Specter on Tuesday, the day he will be laid to rest.
Governor Tom Corbett ordered that all flags in the capitol complex and commonwealth facilities in Montgomery County be flown at half-staff to honor Plymouth Township Police Officer Brad Fox.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has ordered Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff in honor of two fallen Philadelphia firefighters.
A western Michigan man whose son was killed while serving in the military has burned a replica of New Jersey’s flag to protest that state’s decision to lower it in honor of performer Whitney Houston.