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Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Day PDF Print E-mail
Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Tuesday, 06 December 2022 17:29

pearl-habour-memorialWednesday marks the 81st anniversary of attack.

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Wed., Dec. 7, 2022, in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

tony-evers“Each year, as a state and nation, we recognize Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day to honor the 2,403 lives lost, including 54 servicemembers from Wisconsin, in the attack on Pearl Harbor and to reflect on the service of the more than 330,000 Wisconsinites who served in World War II,” said Gov. Evers. “Today, we remember the heroism, sacrifice, and valor exhibited that day and every day since by generations of veterans and servicemembers.” 

The governor also proclaimed Dec. 7, 2022, as “Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day” across the state. A copy of the governor’s Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day proclamation is available here.

Executive Order #179 will be in effect from sunrise to sunset on Wed., Dec. 7, 2022, and is available here.

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