Friday, October 7, 2011

Flags to be flown at half-staff Oct. 8

flag at half-staffAs directed by Gov. Scott Walker, the flag of the United States and the flag of the state of Wisconsin will be flown at half-staff at all buildings, grounds and military installations of the state of Wisconsin beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset Oct. 8, 2011. This will be done as a mark of respect for firefighters of this state who have given their lives in the line of duty (more information) and in honor of Army Sergeant Jakob J. Roelli who lost his life while serving his country during Operation Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan (more information).