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Half-Staff Kansas Flags – Honoring Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

American Flags and Kansas Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, May 4th in the state of Kansas in honor of Kansas Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day.

According to the office of the governor:
Since last year, Kansas has lost one Law Enforcement Officer in the line of duty. On December 9, 2011, Atchison Police Department Sgt. David Enzbrenner was killed on duty while assisting city code enforcement officers who were serving a nuisance order. Sgt. Enzbrenner was 46 years old, and a 24-year veteran of the Atchison Police Department. The 30th Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held on Friday at noon on the south steps of the Statehouse grounds.
Sgt. Enzbrenner’s name joins the names of 266 law enforcement officers already listed on the Kansas Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

Half-Staff Pennsylvania Flags – Honoring Charles Barnes

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

American Flags and Pennsylvania Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, May 2nd at the Capitol Complex and in Lehigh County in honor of US Army Captain Charles Barnes.

According to the office of the governor:
Capt. Barnes was listed as missing in action after contact was lost with his aircraft in Vietnam on March 16, 1969. The U.S. Department of Defense recently
announced that his remains had been identified. Capt. Barnes will be buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.