Executive Order 11626
Executive Order 11626 of October 13, 1971
The Honorable Dean Acheson
As a special mark of respect to the memory of the Honorable Dean Acheson, former Secretary of State, it is hereby ordered, pursuant to the provisions of Section 4 of Proclamation 3044 of March 1, 1954, as amended, that until interment the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff on all buildings, grounds and naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
- See Related:
- Proclamation 3044, March 1, 1954