Half-staff in honor of Staff Sergeant Rivera-Lopez

Governor Ducey has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset Tuesday, September 5, 2017, in honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Emil Rivera-Lopez who died in a helicopter crash off the coast of Yemen. Sergeant Rivera-Lopez was from Tucson. 

Flags will also be flown at half-staff on the day of his interment which will be communicated as soon as possible. 


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

Flag(s) Lowered: 
Arizona & American Flag
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