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Half-Staff Kansas Flags – Honoring Jamie Jarboe

Friday, March 30th, 2012

American Flags and Kansas Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, March 31st in the state of Kansas in honor of Sgt. Jamie D. Jarboe.

According to the office of the governor:
Sgt. Jarboe died of injuries sustained in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to A Troop, 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

Half-Staff Wyoming Flags – Honoring Hewitt Youtz

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Wyoming Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, April 2nd at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Fremont County in honor of former State Senator Hewitt Youtz.

Half-Staff Hawaii Flags – Honoring King George Tupou V

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Hawaii State Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, March 27th in honor of King George Tupou V of Tonga.

According to the office of the governor:
Governor Neil Abercrombie recognized the king’s accomplishments stating, “King George Tupou V upon taking the throne in 2006 championed a more open system of government, advocating for technological improvements, introducing a more open economy, and pioneering a process of peaceful democratization.”

Half-Staff North Carolina Flags – Honoring State Sen. Jim Forrester

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

North Carolina State Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, March 26th in honor of State Sen. Jim Forrester.

According to the office of the governor:
NC State Sen. Forrester represented Gaston, Iredell and Lincoln counties for 11 terms.

Half-Staff Wisconsin Flags – Honoring Jesse Grindey

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

American Flags and Wisconsin Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, March 23rd in the state of Wisconsin in honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Jesse J. Grindey.

According to the office of the governor:
Staff Sgt Jesse J. Grindey of the United States Army lost his life while serving his country during Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Grindey was a member of the 287th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Riley, Kansas.

Half-Staff Massachusetts Flag – Honoring Michael Bono

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

American Flags and Massachusetts Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, March 23rd in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in honor of Army Sergeant Michael Bono.

Half-Staff Arkansas Flags – Honoring Donald Lee Jones

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Arkansas Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, March 23rd in the state of Arkansas in honor of firefighter Captain Donald Lee Jones who lost his life in the line of duty.

Half-Staff Virginia State Flags – Honoring Michael Quin

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

American Flags and Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, March 21st at the Capitol Complex in Richmond in honor of US Marine Corps Captain Michael M. Quin.

Flags are also to be flown at half-staff in the following counties: County of Arlington and County of Loudoun.

Half-Staff Maryland Flags – Honoring Robert Marchanti II

Friday, March 16th, 2012

American Flags and Maryland Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, March 20th in the state of Maryland in honor of Major Robert J. Marchanti II. Major Marchanti died February 25th, in Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Half-Staff Connecticut Flags – Honoring Thomas Budrejko

Friday, March 16th, 2012

American Flags and Connecticut Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, March 17th in the state of Connecticut in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas A. Budrejko.

According to the office of the governor:
Lt. Col. Budrejko served in the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 and was raised in Connecticut. He was killed on February 22, 2012 during a military helicopter training accident.