Half Staff Alert | North Carolina | March 28, 2022 - March 30, 2022

Half Staff Alert | North Carolina | March 28, 2022 - March 30, 2022

In honor of fallen Marines:

Cpl. Jacob M. Moore of Catlettsburg, Kentucky

Gunnery Sgt. James W. Speedy of Cambridge, Ohio

Capt. Matthew J. Tomkiewicz of Fort Wayne, Indiana

Capt. Ross A. Reynolds of Leominster, Massachusetts

 

Governor Roy Cooper ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half staff from sunrise Monday, March 28 through sunset Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in honor of four Camp Lejeune based U.S. Marines who died during a training flight in Norway on March 18. The training was in support of Exercise Cold Response 2022. The fallen Marines are:
Cpl. Jacob M. Moore of Catlettsburg, Kentucky
Gunnery Sgt. James W. Speedy of Cambridge, Ohio
Capt. Matthew J. Tomkiewicz of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Capt. Ross A. Reynolds of Leominster, Massachusetts
All were assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing stationed at Marine Corps Air Station in New River, North Carolina.
Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are also encouraged to fly flags at half-staff for the duration of time indicated.
More information and the official proclamation are available by clicking here: Proclamation

 

Read more about these Marines here

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