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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff Friday in observance of Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony

May 7, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad has ordered all flags on the Capitol Complex be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013, in observance of the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony which is to be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Oran Pape State Office…

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff in honor of those who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks

September 10, 2012
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Gov. Branstad is ordering all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow to honor those who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Flags will be at half-staff on the state Capitol building and on flag displays in the Capitol complex, and upon all public…

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Sgt. Michael E. Ristau

August 1, 2012
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Gov. Branstad is ordering all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, until 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 for Sgt. Michael E. Ristau., 25, originally of Cascade. Sgt. Ristau was killed in Afghanistan, while serving on active duty in the U.S. Army,…

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Sgt. James Skalberg Jr.

July 12, 2012
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Gov. Branstad is ordering all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012, until 8 a.m. on Monday, July 16, 2012 for Sgt. James Skalberg Jr., 25, originally of Emerson. Sgt. Skalberg was killed in Afghanistan, while serving on active duty in the U.S. Army,…

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff tomorrow to honor fallen Vietnam War airman

June 28, 2012
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Gov. Branstad is ordering all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012, until 8 a.m. on Monday, July 2, 2012 for Lt. Col. Dennis Eilers, originally of Tipton. Eilers and his crew went missing when his plane was shot down in Laos in 1965.…

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff Friday in honor of Peace Officer Memorial Week

May 16, 2012
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad has ordered all flags on the Capitol Complex be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2012 in honor of Peace Officer Memorial Week and the Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony which is to be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 18, 2012 at the…

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Gov. Terry E. Branstad orders flags at half-staff Friday through Monday to honor Master Sgt. Travis Riddick

January 26, 2012
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Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 5 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2012 until 8 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2012, in honor of Marine Corps Master Sgt. Travis Riddick, 40, formerly of Centerville, Iowa. Master Sgt. Riddick was killed in action Saturday, January 21, 2012, in a helicopter…

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Gov. Terry E. Branstad orders flags at half-staff in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 6, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex, and upon all public buildings, grounds, and…

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Gov. Terry E. Branstad orders flags at half-staff Friday to honor U.S. Marine Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff

November 29, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff Friday, December 2, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in honor of U.S. Marine Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff, 22, formerly of Preston, Iowa. Cpl. Reiff was injured in action on November 18, 2011, when he was hit by an improvised explosive…

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Gov. Terry E. Branstad orders flags at half-staff Friday through Monday to honor volunteer firefighter Michael Collins and Iowa State Trooper Mark Toney

September 22, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff Friday, September 19, 2011 at 8 a.m. until Monday, September 26, 2011 at 8 a.m. in honor of volunteer firefighter Michael Collins and Iowa State Trooper Mark Toney. On Sunday, September 18, 2011, volunteer firefighter Michael Collins, of Shelby, Iowa, was directing…

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