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Gov. Wolf orders U.S, Commonwealth flags to half-staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to be heavy.

Harrisburg, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all United States and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania flags on the Capitol Complex and at all commonwealth facilities throughout Pennsylvania to fly at half-staff on Dec. 7, in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, where 2,400 Americans lost their lives.

Flags shall be lowered to half-staff at sunrise and remain lowered until sunset.

Also in remembrance the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg will be lit red, white and blue.