Flags at half-staff to honor slain ambassador

As a mark of respect for the memory of John Christopher Stevens, United States Ambassador to Libya, and American personnel killed attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi, President Obama ordered this afternoon that the flags be flown at half-staff until sunset, September 16, 2012.

The Governor has directed that Federal and State Flags shall be flown at Half-Staff at all Buildings, Grounds, and Military Installations of the State of Wisconsin in accordance with the President’s Order.

The order is now available online for viewing per your request – or at http://dma.wi.gov (public affairs, flag-lowering orders).