Governor's Flag Order for General Colin Powell

October 18, 2021


Governor’s Flag Order for the Commonwealth of Virginia


Pursuant to President Biden's Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag, I do hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and memory of General Colin Powell.

I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered until sunset, October 22, 2021. 

Ordered on this, the 18th day of October, 2021.




Ralph S. Northam