President Obama has ordered the White House flag lowered to half-staff in honor of the the five military members killed in Chattanooga. He's been criticized for not doing it sooner.

FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern reports from the White House:

The U.S. flag here and at federal and military sites around the world will fly at half-staff for the rest of the week. President Obama making that order after honoring the five service members killed by a shooter last week in Chattanooga.

(President Obama) "As a grateful nation we must stand up for them and honor them now and forever."

President Obama recalling those victims during a speech to a national conference of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ordered flags at the Capitol to fly at half-staff.

At the White House, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.