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

Executive Order #179 is in effect until sunset.

Flags to fly at half-staff

“Each year, as a state and nation, we recognize Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day to honor the 2,403 lives lost, including 54 service members 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 service members.” 

Gov. Evers has also declared today, Dec. 7, 2022, as “Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day” across the state.

View the Proclamation online.


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