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Half-Staff Hawaii Flags – Honoring Robert Fukuda

Friday, August 9th, 2013

American Flags and Hawaii Flags to fly at half-staff Sunday, August 11th in the State of Hawaii in honnor of former state Rep. Robert Fukuda.

Fukuda worked as a Japa­nese language interpreter/translator for the US Army Military Intelligence Service during World War II. For this service, he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2010.
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Half-Staff Oregon Flags – Honoring Jesse Trader

Friday, August 9th, 2013

American Flags and Oregon Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, August 10th in honor of Jesse Trader. Trader lost his life battling the Big Windy Fire in Southern Oregon.
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Half-Staff Oregon Flags – Honoring John Hammack

Friday, August 9th, 2013

American Flags and Oregon Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, August 13th in the State of Oregon in honor of John Hammack. Hammack lost his life while working to control a fire in Central Oregon.
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Half-Staff West Virginia Flags – Honoring Dr. Michael Lewis

Friday, August 9th, 2013

West Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, August 10th at the Capitol Complex and in Kanawha County in honor of Dr. Michael Lewis.

According to the office of the governor:
In 2010, Gov. Tomblin appointed Dr. Lewis as Cabinet Secretary for DHHR, where he served until he resigned due to illness in June 2012.
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Half-Staff West Virginia Flags – Honoring Joe Smith

Friday, August 9th, 2013

West Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, August 9th in honor of former Delegate and Mayor Joe F. Smith.

According to the office of the governor:
Joe F. Smith was elected to the Charleston City Council in 1967 and then as Charleston City Treasurer in 1975. While serving in this capacity he was appointed to fulfill the unexpired mayoral term of John Hutchison. Smith later served as a member of the House of Delegates for the 30th District.
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Half-Staff Pennsylvania Flags – Honoring Saylorsburg Victims

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Pennyslvania Flags to fly at half-staff Sunday, August 11th through Tuesday, August 13th at the Capitol Complex and in Monroe County in honor the victims of the Saylorsburg township shooting. James LaGuardia, Gerard Kozic and David Fleetwood were all three killed when a gunman opened fire during a town meeting.
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