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Posted on: November 18, 2016

[ARCHIVED] PA Flag Order through November 30

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all United States and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania flags on the Capitol Complex and at all commonwealth facilities in Butler County to fly at half-staff to honor Sgt. 1st Class Ryan A. Gloyer.

Sgt. Gloyer, a Green Beret from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group Airborne, died on November 2, 2016, while bravely serving his country in Afghanistan. Sgt. Gloyer's numerous awards include a Bronze Star with Valor, a second Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, two Meritorious Service Medals and two Army Commendation Medals, according to the Army.

Flags shall be lowered to half-staff and remain lowered until sunset on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

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