OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Filed April 22, 2010,
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
Thursday, April 15, 2010, in memory of U.S. Army Specialist
Joseph T. Caron, 21, of Tacoma, who died April 11 in
Afghanistan, of injuries he sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
Please notify your staff and all of your field offices and
facilities around the state.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business on
Thursday, April 15, or first thing Friday morning, April 16.
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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