Flags lowered in state for Pearl Harbor Day
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- All U.S. and West Virginia flags at state facilities are being displayed at half-staff in commemoration of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin issued an order lowering the flags all day today. He said in a statement that National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, observed annually on Dec. 7, is an opportunity to honor those who bravely defended our country during one of the deadliest attacks on our shores.