Flags at Half-Staff Honoring Former Astronaut and Senator

Friday, April 7, 2017


If you happened to notice flags on local government buildings lowered to half-staff today, it was in honor of the first American to orbit the earth. Governor Bentley ordered the flags lowered to mark the burial of former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn.  He died in December, but Glenn's body reached its final resting place today at Arlington National Cemetery.


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