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Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in honor of former Arizona Supreme Court Justice Michael Ryan. Governor Brewer previously ordered the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday, February 3, 2012 in honor of Justice Ryan who spent 24 years on the bench as a superior court and appellate court judge.  He culminated his career as a Supreme Court justice.   Additionally, he was a Marine Corps veteran serving in Vietnam, and the recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    03/13/2012 to 03/14/2012

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, May 7, 2012 in observance of Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Day.   Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

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    05/06/2012 to 05/07/2012

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff Tuesday, May 8, 2012 in honor of Maricopa County Deputy Sheriff David Wargo. Deputy Wargo passed away early last week as a result of severe head trauma he received in the line of duty in May 2003. Deputy Wargo was attempting to detain a fleeing suspect in a supermarket parking lot when he was dragged by the suspect’s vehicle, causing him irreparable head injury. Due to his extensive injuries, Deputy Wargo continued to receive close medical care until his passing on May 1, 2012. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    05/07/2012 to 05/08/2012

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, May 10, 2012 from sunrise to sunset in honor of Maj. Gen. Owens who joined the Arizona Air National Guard as a private in 1952. During his career, he served as Commanding General of the Arizona Air National Guard and Commander of the 161st Air Refueling Group, among other positions. He was named Adjutant General in 1983, and faithfully served in this role until his retirement in 1994. Maj. Gen. Owens was inducted into the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame in 2010. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    05/09/2012 to 05/10/2012

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 in observance of National Peace Officers Memorial Day.     Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Holiday
    05/14/2012 to 05/15/2012

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