OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Filed February 3, 2009,
Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags
I hereby direct that Washington state and United States
flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff
on Tuesday, February 3, 2009, in memory of U.S. Army Chief
Warrant Officer Benjamin H. Todd of Colville who was killed on
January 26, while flying one of two helicopters that crashed
in the Tamim Province of northern Iraq.
Please notify your staff and all of your field offices
and facilities around the state.
Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset Tuesday or
first thing Wednesday morning, February 4.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are
encouraged to join this recognition.
Please call (360) 902-0383 if you have any questions
about this flag lowering.
Christine O. Gregoire
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