Evers orders flags to half-staff in honor of Memorial Day 2021

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Gov. Tony Evers today on Friday, May 28, ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff for Memorial Day and encouraged Wisconsinites to honor Memorial Day and pay tribute to our fallen heroes.

The Wisconsin Department of Veteran's Affairs Memorial Day commemoration can be watched below:

Gov. Evers also released a video message honoring our service members. Watch it below:

“Our service members exemplify great courage, selflessness, dedication, hard work, and determination, and we owe so much to the brave individuals who have given their lives in battle—they will forever be heroes,” said Gov. Evers. “On behalf of the state of Wisconsin, this Memorial Day, I share my heartfelt gratitude to the members of our nation’s armed forces, those who laid down their lives, and offer my deepest condolences to the family and loved ones they left behind.”

Executive Order #119 is available here: 

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