Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office
Governor Beshear: Remember Victims, Families, and Military on 9/11
State flags to be lowered to half-staff
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear asks all Kentuckians to remember each of the lives lost on 9/11 and to honor their memories by lowering flags on Tuesday, Sept. 11.
“September 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in our country’s history. Nearly 3,000 Americans died that day, and even though years have passed, the pain will never be fully erased,” Gov. Beshear said. “I call on all Kentuckians to remember and honor these Americans and their families on 9/11.”
The governor is also requesting that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 11.