Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas, 58529 [E9-27364]

Download as PDF 58529 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 217 Thursday, November 12, 2009 Title 3— Proclamation 8451 of November 6, 2009 The President Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Our Nation’s thoughts and prayers are with the service members, civilians, and families affected by the tragic events at Fort Hood, Texas. The brave victims, who risked their lives to protect their fellow countrymen, serve as a constant source of strength and inspiration to all Americans. We ask God to watch over the fallen, the wounded, and all those who are suffering at this difficult hour. As a mark of respect honoring the victims of the tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, Tuesday, November 10, 2009. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this sixth day of November, in the year of our Lord two thousand nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-fourth. [FR Doc. E9–27364 Filed 11–10–09; 11:15 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:31 Nov 10, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\12NOD0.SGM 12NOD0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with FRD0 Billing code 3195–W9–P

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 217 (Thursday, November 12, 2009)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Page 58529]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27364]



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Proclamation 8451--Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy at Fort Hood, 
Texas



Proclamation 8452--World Freedom Day, 2009


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Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 217 / Thursday, November 12, 2009 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Proclamation 8451 of November 6, 2009

                
Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy at Fort Hood, 
                Texas

                By the President of the United States of America

                A Proclamation

                Our Nation's thoughts and prayers are with the service 
                members, civilians, and families affected by the tragic 
                events at Fort Hood, Texas. The brave victims, who 
                risked their lives to protect their fellow countrymen, 
                serve as a constant source of strength and inspiration 
                to all Americans. We ask God to watch over the fallen, 
                the wounded, and all those who are suffering at this 
                difficult hour.

                As a mark of respect honoring the victims of the 
                tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas, I hereby order, by the 
                authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws 
                of the United States of America, that the flag of the 
                United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White 
                House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all 
                military posts and naval stations, and on all naval 
                vessels of the Federal Government in the District of 
                Columbia and throughout the United States and its 
                Territories and possessions until sunset, Tuesday, 
                November 10, 2009. I also direct that the flag shall be 
                flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all 
                United States embassies, legations, consular offices, 
                and other facilities abroad, including all military 
                facilities and naval vessels and stations.

                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 
                sixth day of November, in the year of our Lord two 
                thousand nine, and of the Independence of the United 
                States of America the two hundred and thirty-fourth.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

[FR Doc. E9-27364
Filed 11-10-09; 11:15 am]
Billing code 3195-W9-P