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Kasich Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of John Glenn

COLUMBUS— Today Governor John R. Kasich ordered that flags be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state of Ohio effective immediately until sunset on the day of John Glenn’s interment, in honor of the life and service of Col. John H. Glenn.

The governor’s order reads: "In honor of John Glenn’s exceptional career of public service as a United States Marine in two wars, test pilot, pioneering astronaut, United States Senator from Ohio and unparalleled American hero, I hereby proclaim, by the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Ohio by the Ohio Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flags of the United States of America and the State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state of Ohio effective immediately until sunset on the day of his interment.”

Click here to read Governor Kasich’s statement on the passing of John Glenn.