Pursuant with President Barack Obama’s Presidential Proclamation to display the flag of the United States on Veterans Day, November 11, 2013, I do hereby order that the flags of the United States and of the Commonwealth of Virginia be displayed at full-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and honor of our Veterans and in recognition of their dedicated service and great sacrifice.
Further, pursuant to the Code of Virginia, § 2.2-3310.1. Display of the POW/MIA flag, this is to order that, where possible, the POW/MIA flag that is normally displayed be flown on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and honor of all Prisoners of War and Missing in Action in appreciation for their selfless service and sacrifice.
I hereby order that the flags shall be displayed at full-staff at sunrise on Monday, November 11, 2013, and remain at full-staff until sunset, and I encourage Virginians to pay tribute to our Veterans and participate in commemorative activities held in their communities.
Ordered on this the 8th day of November, 2013.
Robert F. McDonnell