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President Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor The Life Of Former President George H.W. Bush





Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Saturday, December 1, 2018

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Bailey Carlsen at 605-773-3212

 

 

 

President Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor The Life Of Former President George H.W. Bush

 

PIERRE, S.D. – President Donald Trump has ordered flags at half-staff immediately for 30 days to honor the life of former President George H.W. Bush.

 

In accordance with the President’s order, Gov. Dennis Daugaard asks that flags across the state be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, December 30.

 

Gov. Daugaard offered the following statement on the death of President Bush:

“South Dakotans join all Americans in mourning the passing of President George Bush. Our nation owes a great debt to President Bush - for his service in World War II, his years in public office, and his statesmanship during Desert Storm and the end of the Cold War.”

 

 

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