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Half-Staff North Carolina Flags – Honoring NC Marines Killed in Nevada

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

American Flags and North Carolina Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, April 23rd in honor of seven US Marines who were killed during a training exercise at Nevada’s Hawthorne Army Depot in March. The names of those US Marines being honored are as follows:
Marine Lance Cpl. Josh Taylor
Marine Lance Cpl. Roger Muchnick Jr.
Marin Private First Class Josh Martino
Marine Lance Cpl. David Fenn II
Marine Lance Cpl. Mason Vanderwork
Marine Lance Cpl. William Wild IV
Marine Cpl. Aaron Ripperda
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Half-Staff Pennsylvania Flags – Honoring Jarett Yoder

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

American Flags and Pennsylvania Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, April 22nd at the Capitol Complex and in Berks County in honor of US Army Chief Warrant Officer Jarett Yoder.

According to the office of the governor:
Chief Warrant Officer Yoder was killed when his AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan. Yoder joined the military in 2005 and served with the 1-104th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion serving in Afghanistan since August 2012. He first served in Company C, 1st Battalion 111th Infantry, as an infantryman and was deployed in 2008 to Iraq with Company C and the rest of the 56th Stryker Brigade. He began his military aviation career in 2010, serving as an aviation life support equipment officer and Apache pilot.
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