Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Thursday to observe Peace Officers Memorial Day

DENVER — Tuesday, May 13, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on on all public buildings statewide on Thursday, May 15, in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release May 9, 2014

PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY AND POLICE WEEK, 2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Sgt. David Baldwin

DENVER — Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today order flags be lowered to half-staff on Monday, Feb. 3, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Jefferson County Sheriff Sgt. David Baldwin. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

Baldwin was a 27-year veteran of the agency. He was killed Jan. 26 in the line of duty after being hit on his motorcycle by a wrong-way driver on Highway 93.

State Capitol draped in orange, blue for the Denver Broncos' playoff run

DENVER — Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper, Senate President Morgan Carroll and House Speaker Mark Ferrandino today asked all Coloradans to support the Denver Broncos in their sure-to-be-exciting playoff run. The state Capitol will show its “United in Orange” spirit with two Denver Broncos flags draped over the West Balcony as long as the team is in the playoffs.

Gov. Hickenlooper gives flag orders in memory of Claire Davis

DENVER — Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings on Wednesday, Jan. 1, in honor of slain Arapahoe High School student Claire Davis. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

A public memorial service for Davis will be held at the National Western Stock Show and Complex at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1. For information on this free ticketed event, visit www.nationalwestern.com.

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President Barack Obama orders flags lowered until Monday as mark of respect for the memory of Nelson Mandela

DENVER — Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 — President Barack Obama today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on 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 on Monday, Dec. 9, as a mark of respect for the memory of Nelson Mandela.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

President Obama orders flags lowered Friday to observe the Day of Remembrance for President Kennedy

DENVER — Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings on Friday, Nov. 22, in remembrance of President John F. Kennedy and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release Nov. 21, 2013
DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Army Staff Sgt. Liam Nevins

DENVER — Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in honor of Army Staff Sgt. Liam Nevins of Denver. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

Nevins was killed Sept. 21, 2013, in Logar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He died of injuries sustained in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, from small arms fire. Nevins was assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Army National Guard, Watkins, Colo.

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