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Half-Staff Delaware Flags – Honoring Arthur Episcopo

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

American Flags and Delaware Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, February 6th through Thursday, February 7th in honor of former Delaware National Guard Adjutant General Arthur Episcopo.

According to the office of the governor:
Lt. Gen. Episcopo served as Adjutant General of the Delaware National Guard – the highest ranking military position in Delaware – from 1989 to 1993, retiring in 1993 after 42 years of service in the National Guard. Upon retirement, Governor Carper awarded him the state’s highest award; The Delaware Conspicuous Service Cross (first Gold Star) and promoted him to Lieutenant General.
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Half-Staff Alaska Flags – Honoring Martin Farrell

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Alaska State Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, February 7th in honor of former State Representative Martin “Marty” Farrell.

According to the office of the governor:
Representative Farrell was a US Marine during the Korean War and moved to Alaska in 1959 and practiced law in many small communities across the state. He served a term in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1971-72. Farrell was chairman of the House Resources Committee in 1972, when the Legislature took up the first major overhaul of state regulatory and right-of-way laws following the announcement that the Trans Alaska Pipeline System would be built to transport oil from the large North Slope discoveries.
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