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Flags lowered today for slain Montesano man

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Feb. 27, 2009 at 8:35 am |
February 27, 2009 8:35 am

The flags have been lowered today at all state buildings in memory of a Air Force sergeant who was killed in Afghanistan.

Here’s the press release from Gov. Chris Gregoire’s office:

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire has directed that flags at all Washington state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Friday, Feb. 27, in memory of U.S. Air Force Sergeant Timothy P. Davis of Montesano. Davis was killed February 20, when his convoy was struck with an improvised explosive device near Bagram, Afghanistan.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business today.

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