Fly the United States Flag at Half-Staff on Monday, September 11, 2017 in Honor of Patriot Day

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[September 09, 2017]  Monday, September 11th, 2017 marks the 16 year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 which crashed in suburban Pennsylvania. Patriot Day serves as a remembrance of the lives lost on that September morning.

The President directs that United States flags be flown at half-staff at individual American homes, at the White House, and on all U.S. government buildings and establishments, home and abroad from sunrise until sunset on September 11 of each year.

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The President also asks Americans to observe a moment of silence beginning at 8:46 a.m. Eastern time, the time the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center that morning.

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