Village Facility Flag Status

In accordance with the United States Flag Code and the State of Illinois Flag Display Act, only the President of the United States and the Governor of the State of Illinois have the authority to direct the lowering of the United States flag and the Illinois flag.  The Illinois Flag Display Act was amended in 2007 to require that the flag be lowered to mark the death in combat of any soldier from Illinois and any line-of-duty deaths of police officers and firefighters in Illinois.

CURRENT (OR MOST RECENT) FLAG STATUS:


US Flags at Half-Staff Immediately Until Sunset on Monday, August 30, 2021

 

HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTACK IN KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

A PROCLAMATION

As a mark of respect for the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack on August 26, 2021,

in Kabul, Afghanistan, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws

of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the

White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of

the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions

until sunset, August 30, 2021. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all

United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval

vessels and stations.