Half Staff Alert | Kentucky | April 8, 2022
In honor of Navy Fireman 2nd Class Hal J. Allison
Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, April 8, in honor of a Kentucky sailor who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, but whose remains were only identified last year. Navy Fireman 2nd Class Hal J. Allison, 21, of Paducah, Kentucky, died in the attack on Dec. 7, 1941. Read more here. Fireman Allison will be interred at the Maplelawn Park Cemetery in Paducah on Friday.
All individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies are encouraged to join in this tribute.