OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Filed March 30, 2011,
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
Tuesday, March 29, 2011, in memory of U.S. Army Corporal
Brandon S. Hocking, 24, of Seattle, who died March 21 of
injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his military vehicle in Iraq.
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
Tuesday, or first thing Wednesday morning, March 30.
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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