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FLAGS TO STAY AT HALF-STAFF THROUGH SATURDAY

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Sept. 19, 2001 – In keeping with President George W. Bush's extending of the period of national mourning until sunset Saturday, all American and U.S. Virgin Islands flags are to fly at half-staff in the territory until that time, Gov. Charles W. Turnbull announced Tuesday in a release.
The Government House release points out that, when the flag of the United States is flown at half-staff, flags of other nations should not be flown at all. This is established flag etiquette, according to the reference work "Protocol: The Complete Handbook of Diplomatic, Official and Social Usage" by Mary Jane McCaffree and Pauline Innis.
Ships in U.S. waters are similarly expected to fly the American flag at half-mast until Saturday evening.

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