Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, January 28, 2012, in honor of Cpl. McGeath. Governor Brewer previously ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday, January 20, 2012 in honor of Cpl. McGeath who died January 18th while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.