Residents of Monrovia may notice that the flags on city
and other government buildings are being flown at half-staff.
is in honor of the victims of Monday's Washington Navy Yard shooting.
President Barack Obama issued the proclamation Monday. The flags will
remain at half-staff until Sept. 20.
The following is the presidential proclamation:
"As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence
perpetrated on September 16, 2013, at the Washington Navy Yard, by the
authority vested in me as President of the United States by the
Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby
order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at
the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all
military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the
Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United
States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, September 20,
2013. 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."