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Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on October 31, 2011, in honor of Specialist Elm. Governor Brewer previously ordered the flags at all offices and facilities of the State of Arizona be lowered October 19, 2011 from sunrise until sunset in honor of Specialist Elm who died October 14, 2011 in Khowst, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.   Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    10/31/2011

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Friday, November 4, 2011 in honor of Officer Jones.  Governor Brewer previously ordered the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on October 29, 2011 in honor of Officer Jones who was fatally shot in the line of duty while assisting a probation officer.   Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute on Friday.

  • Announcement
    11/04/2011

In honor of the patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice through their service at Pearl Harbor, Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Wednesday, December 7, 2011. Governor Brewer encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

  • Holiday
    12/07/2011

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on December 15, 2011, in honor of SFC. McCain.  Governor Brewer previously ordered the flags at all offices and facilities of the State of Arizona be lowered November 15, 2011 from sunrise to sunset in honor of SFC McCain who died November 13th in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  He died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.   He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.  Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    12/15/2011

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state buildings will be lowered to half-staff on Friday, January 13, 2012, in honor of Maricopa County Sheriff Deputy William "Bill" Coleman. Governor Brewer previously ordered all flags at state buildings be lowered to half-staff January 8 through sunset January 9, 2012, in honor of Deputy Coleman who was killed in the line of duty on Sunday, January 8th. 

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    01/13/2012

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