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Governor Quinn has ordered that all State-occupied facilities fly the flag of the United States of America and Illinois flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral of every fallen Illinois soldier and the two days preceding that day. For more information or questions regarding flag protocol, please contact Mike Claffey at 312-814-3957 or mike.claffey@illinois.gov.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2013

Major James E. Sizemore United States Air Force

Notice to Proceed Memo
 
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from
Governor Quinn’s Office that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of:
 
Major James E. Sizemore
United States Air Force
Vietnam War Veteran
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Illinois
 
On July 8, 1969 Major Sizemore was piloting an A-26 Invader on an armed reconnaissance mission when his aircraft crashed in Laos.
His remains were recently identified.
 
Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel from:
 
Sunrise, Saturday, 21, 2013 until
Sunset, Monday, September 23, 2013
 
If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Mike Claffey at
(312) 814-3957 or via email at mike.claffey@illinois.gov
 
More information is available at http://www.illinois.gov/news/Pages/Flag.aspx

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