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Update: Half-Staff Arizona Flags – Honoring Kyler Estrada

Friday, February 24th, 2012

American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, February 27th in the state of Arizona in honor of Kyler Estrada.

According to the office of the governor:
Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyler Estrada died February 14 as a result of a non-combat related training incident in Djibouti. Estrada, a Navy hospital corpsman, was assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary unit based at Camp Pendleton, California.

Flag were previously lowered on February 16th as well for Kyler Estrada.

Half-Staff West Virginia Flags – Honoring Michael May

Friday, February 24th, 2012

American Flags and West Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, February 24th in the state of West Virginia in honor of law enforcement Sergeant Michael May.

According to the office of the governor:
After working briefly at the Eastern Regional Corrections facility and the Berkeley County Sherriff’s Department, May began his career with the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department in Morgantown, W.Va. In his role at the department, May was assigned as a leader on its Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, a shift supervisor and earned the rank of Sergeant. May died in the line of duty while responding to a call to assist fellow officers in a police pursuit.