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In recognition of Fire Prevention Week (October 9-October 15) and in accordance with Public Law 107 51, the President has ordered that the flag of the United States be flown at half-staff on all Federal office buildings in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

Governor Brewer has also requested that the flags at all offices and facilities of the state of Arizona be flown at half-staff on Sunday, October 16, 2011 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

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

  • Holiday
    10/16/2011

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

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