OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Filed March 1, 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
Monday, March 1, 2010, in memory of U.S. Marine Corps Lance
Cpl. Eric L. Ward, 19, of Redmond, who was killed in
Afghanistan on February 21.
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 Monday, March 1, or first thing Tuesday morning, March 2.
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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