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Gov. Walker orders flags to half-staff honoring George H. W. Bush

Posted at 12:59 PM, Dec 01, 2018

Gov. Scott Walker ordered the flag of the United States, and the flag of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff for 30 days in honor of former president, George H. W. Bush. 

The order covers all flags at buildings, grounds and military installations in the State of Wisconsin.

Flags will return to full-staff at sunset on Dec. 30.

George H. W. Bush passed away Friday night at the age of 94. 

Bush served as the 41st President of the United States as well as a naval aviator in World War II, a member of the House of Representatives, Ambassador to the United Nations, Chief of the U.S. Liaison Office in the People's Republic of China, Director of Central Intelligence and the Vice President of the United States during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.