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Executive Order 10702—Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd

March 12, 1957

As a mark of respect to the memory of Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, United States Navy, Retired, it is hereby ordered, pursuant to the provisions of Section 4 of Proclamation 3044 of March 1, 1954, that until interment the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff on all buildings, grounds, and naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions.



March 12, 1957.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Executive Order 10702—Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/306737

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