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Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring Justice Henry Whiting

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, September 17th through Friday, September 21st in the Commonwealth of Virginia in honor of Virginia Supreme Court Justice Henry H. Whiting.
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Half-Staff Arizona Flags – Honoring Bradley Atwell

Monday, September 17th, 2012

American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, September 18th in the state of Arizona in honor of US Marine Sgt. Bradley Atwell.

According to the office of the governor:
Sgt. Bradley W. Atwell died September 15 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Sgt. Atwell was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based at MCAS Yuma, Ariz. Sgt. Atwell enlisted in the Marine Corps October 17, 2005 and served as an electrical systems technician.

His personal awards include the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (second award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and NATO Service Medal-International Security Assistance Force.
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Half-Staff Arizona Flags – Honoring Christopher Raible

Monday, September 17th, 2012

American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, September 18th in the state of Arizona in honor of US Marine Lt. Col. Christopher Raible.

According to the office of the governor:
Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible died September 15 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Christopher Raible was commanding officer, Marine Attack Squadron 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based at MCAS Yuma, Ariz. Lt. Col. Raible commissioned in the Marine Corps May 21, 1995 and served as an AV-8B Harrier pilot. Raible deployed previously in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Air Medal-Strike/Flight (numeral 10), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (second award), Air Medal-Individual Action, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal (second award), and NATO Service Medal-International Security Assistance Force.
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Half-Staff Maryland State Flags – Honoring Ian Loughran

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Maryland State Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, September 19th in honor of Sergeant Ian Loughran. Sgt. Loughran was a 16yr veteran of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office who died September 13th in the line of duty.
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Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring Jonathan Schmidt

Monday, September 17th, 2012

American Flags and Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, September 18th at the Capitol complex in Virginia in honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Jonathan P. Schmidt.

Flags are also authorized for display at half-staff in the City of Petersburg.
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