LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Governor Asa Hutchinson issued a proclamation that the Arkansas state flag to be flown at half-staff on all public grounds on Sunday, September 11. The flag will remain at half-staff from dawn until sunset on that day.
Gov. Hutchinson also asks Arkansans to display both the U.S. and Arkansas flag at half-staff at their homes. Hutchinson also asks people give a moment of silence at 7:46 a.m. to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks.
Hutchinson said, "We lost thousands of innocent Americans that day, many of whom were first responders who bravely and selflessly rushed into harm's way to aid people they'd never met."
Back in 2001, Asa Hutchinson was appointed as the first Undersecretary of Homeland Security after President George W. Bush established the Office of Homeland Security.