In rembrance of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor December 7th, 1941, flags across Delaware are flying at half-staff today.
Governor Jack Markell’s order regarding the flying of the flag is in effect until sundown. “While we commemorate December 7th as Delaware Day, we also recognize the sacrifices made by members of our military and their families on this day in 1941,” Governor Markell said. “We should take this opportunity to remember those who died that day and those who served and sacrificed through the rest of World War II. We should remember to thank all our veterans and all those men and women still serving for defending the principles enshrined in the U.S. Constitution that Delaware ratified in 1787.”