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Half-Staff Pennsylvania Flags – Patrick Dolphin

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

American Flags and Pennsylvania Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, August 10th in honor of US Marine Staff Sgt. Patrick R. Dolphin, Sgt. Christopher M. Wrinkle and US Army Sgt First Class Kenneth Elwell.  Flags are to be at half-staff in the Capitol Complex and in the following counties:  Lackawanna, York and Bucks.

Half-Staff New York Flags – Hugh L. Carey

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

American Flags and New York Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former Governor Hugh L. Carey.  The flags will remain at half-staff until after the funeral of Governor Carey.

Half-Staff South Dakota Flags – Nick Armstrong

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

American Flags and South Dakota Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, August 11th in the state of South Dakota in honor of Rapid City Police Officer Nick Armstrong.

Armstrong died on Sunday, Aug.7, after being critically injured in the line of duty.

“Officer Armstrong’s death compounds this tragic and senseless shooting,” Governor Daugaard said. “These slain officers are grim reminders that those who serve and protect us work in a dangerous occupation and sometimes pay the ultimate price for our safety. My deepest sympathies go out to their families and friends.”