VIRGINIA (WFXR) — Monday, Sept. 11 marks 22 years since the attack on the World Trade Center. To honor nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives, Gov. Glenn Youngkin has ordered that the United States of America and Commonwealth of Virginia flags be flown on Sept. 11.
Gov. Youngkin has ordered for the flags to be flown at half-staff in all state, federal, and local buildings and grounds across the Commonwealth.
The flags will be lowered at sunrise on Monday and will remain at half-staff until sunset.
…in solemn memory and respect for the nearly 3,000 lives lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and in remembrance of the heroes who sacrificed their lives for the rescue mission and in defense of the American principles of freedom, justice, and individual liberty,”said Gov. Youngkin in a release.