Specialist Michael D. Elm - U.S. Army

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.

Flag(s) Lowered: 
Arizona & American Flag
Notice Type: 
Military
Dates: 
Announcement
10/31/2011