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Gov. Herbert lowers flags in recognition of Memorial Day

SALT LAKE CITY (May 22, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the great State of Utah to be flown at half-staff at all state office buildings from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 25, 2020, in honor of Memorial Day and the men and […]

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Gov. Herbert proclaims day of remembrance in recognition of 75th anniversary of D-Day

Gov. Gary R. Herbert proclaimed an official day of remembrance today, on the 75th anniversary of June 6, 1944, D-Day. D-Day marked a turning point in the war against the Axis powers when brave soldiers, sailors and airmen of the United States and our Allies first secured a toehold on mainland Europe — an essential […]

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Flag Day, A Day to Honor Our Great Nation

There are several days each year set aside to honor our country and pay tribute to the ideals upon which it was founded. One of these special days is Flag Day. Each June 14, we pay tribute to our flag. While celebrating our star-spangled banner might seem simplistic or redundant, it is anything but. More […]

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Honoring and caring for our veterans

“Let us never forget to honor, respect and thank our veterans for defending America, safeguarding our freedom and inspiring millions around the world with a love of liberty.” – Gov. Gary R. Herbert, at the state’s official Memorial Day observance Speaking to veterans and their families at the Salt Lake William E. Christoffersen Veterans Home, […]

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Gov. Herbert salutes WWII vets taking Honor Flight

This week, Gov. Herbert  was honored to saluted 66 veterans of World War II as they embarked on their Honor Flight. The veterans gathered at the Salt Lake City International Airport to travel to the nation’s capital to visit the memorial erected in their honor. Gov. Herbert thanked each individual veteran for their service and example, […]

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