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Half-Staff Iowa Flags – Honoring Robert Howard

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

American Flags and Iowa Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, July 19th through Sunday, July 20th in Iowa in honor of US Army Staff Sgt. Robert Howard. Staff Sgt. Howard was a member of the 450th Bomber Squadron, 322nd Bomber Group, Medium, 9th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII, and was last seen April, 1945. His unit was on a bombing mission over Germany when they were shot down. His remains were recently positively identified.

His awards included: the Purple Heart, Air Medal (with one silver and two bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (with three bronze service stars), World War II Victory Medal and Enlisted Crew Wings.

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Half-Staff Illinois Flags – Honoring Alan Dixon

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

American Flags and Illinois Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, July 14 in honor of former Senator Alan Dixon. Mr. Dixon represented Illinois in the US Senate from 1981 to 1993. Prior to that, he had served in both the Illinois State House and Senate.
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Half-Staff Massachusetts Flags – Honoring Sean M. Dougan

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

American Flags and Massachusetts Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, July 14th in the Commonwealth in honor of US Marine Lance Corporal Sean M. Dougan. Lance Corporal Dougan was assigned to Marine Special Operations Command, 2D Marine Special Operations Support Battalion and was stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. He was killed in a motorcycle accident July 2nd in Jacksonville, NC.

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Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring James Turk

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

American Flags and Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, July 11th at the Capitol in honor of U.S. District Judge and former State Senator Honorable James Turk.

Flags are also to be flown at half-staff in the City of Radford and in any location deemed appropriate.

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Half-Staff Kentucky Flags – Honoring Jason McDonald

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

American Flags and Kentucky Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, July 10th in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in honor of US Army Staff Sgt. Jason McDonald. Staff Sgt. McDonald died as a result of injuries suffered in combat while serving in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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Half-Staff Kentucky Flags – Honoring Scott Studenmund

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

American Flags and Kentucky Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, July 10th in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in honor of US Army Staff Sgt. Scott Studenmund. Staff Sgt. Studenmund died as a result of injuries suffered in combat while serving in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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Half-Staff Maryland Flags – Honoring Wayne Curry

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Maryland State Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, July 10th in honor of Wayne Curry. Mr. Curry served as Prince George’s County Executive from 1994-2002.

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Half-Staff Kansas Flags – Honoring Ross Doyen

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

American Flags and Kansas Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, July 9th in honor of former State Senator Ross Doyen. Former Senator Doyen served as a member of the US Navy in World War II. He was first elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1959 and then later was elected to the Kansas Senate in 1968.

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Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring Leo Wardrup Jr.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, July 9th at the Capitol in honor of former Delegate Leo Wardrup Jr.

Flags are also to be flown at half-staff in the City of Virginia Beach and in any location deemed appropriate.

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Half-Staff New Hampshire Flags – Honoring Brandon Garabrant

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

American Flags and New Hampshire Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, July, 5th through Sunday, July 6th in honor of US Marine Brandon Garabrant. US Marine Lance Cpl. Garabrant died as a result of injuries suffered while serving in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC.

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