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Historical State Half-Staff Notices:

START: 9/5/2014
END: 9/5/2014
Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Daryl Pierson
New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state government buildings lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 5, 2014 in honor of Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson, an eight year veteran of the local police force and a member of the Army National Guard who died in the line of duty.
START: 6/12/2014
END: 6/12/2014
US flags ordered to half staff in honor of Terry J. Hurne
New York Governor Cuomo directed flags on state government buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in honor of Fort Drum Soldier Specialist Terry J. Hurne of Merced, California who died in Afghanistan on June 9, 2014.
START: 6/3/2014
END: 6/3/2014
All flagsto half staff in honor of NY State Trooper Chrostopher G. Skinner
New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags to half-staff on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in honor of New York State Police Trooper Christopher G. Skinner who died last Thursday as a result of injuries sustained after being struck by a passing vehicle during a traffic stop.
START: 5/1/2014
END: 5/1/2014
Flags at Half-Staff in New York in Honor of Shawn M. Farrell

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, May 1, 2014 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Sergeant Shawn M. Farrell II of Accord, NY died in Nejrab District, Kapisa Province, Afghanistan.

START: 4/24/2014
END: 4/24/2014
Flags to Half-Staff in New York in Honor of Kerry Danyluk

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Specialist Kerry Danyluk who died on April 15, 2014 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany resulting in injuries sustained his unit was attacked with small arms fire in Pul-e-Alam, Logar Province, Afghanistan.

START: 2/14/2014
END: 2/14/2014
Flags to Half-Staff in New York in Honor of Joshua A. Gray

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings to be lowered to half staff on Friday, February 14, 2014 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Army Private 1st Class Joshua A. Gray who died from a non-combat related incident at Bagram Airfield.

START: 1/16/2014
END: 1/16/2014
Flags to Half-Staff in New York in Honor of Richard M. Pedro

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Thursday, January 16, 2014, in recognition of Richard M. Pedro and his lifelong dedication to serving Veterans. Mr. Pedro passed away in Owego on January 10, 2014 at the age of 87.

START: 12/19/2013
END: 12/19/2014
American flags to half staff in New York for David W. Cunniff

New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags to half staff on Thursday, December 19, 2013 for of New York State Police Trooper David W. Cunniff who died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident.

START: 12/10/2012
END: 12/10/2012
US Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Lance Corporal Anthony J. Denier

December 10, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that US flags on state buildings be lowered to half staff on Monday, December 10, 2012 in honor of Mechanicville Marine, Lance Corporal Anthony J. Denier who died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on December 2, 2012.

START: 11/7/2012
END: 11/7/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Dain T. Venne,Ryan P. Jayne, & Brett E. Gornewicz

November 7, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that United States flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 in honor of the three United States Army Reserves Soldiers from New York who died in Paktiya Province, Afghanistan on November 3, 2012: Specialist Brett E. Gornewicz from Alden, Specialist Ryan P. Jayne of Campbell and Staff Sergeant Dain T. Venne from Port Henry.

START: 11/6/2012
END: 11/6/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Corporal Alex F. Domion

November 6, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed the US flags on state buildings be flown at half staff on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Alex F. Domion of Richfield Springs, who died as a result of a non-combat related incident in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on October 31, 2012.

START: 9/7/2012
END: 9/7/2012
Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Kyle. R Rookey

??September 7, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 7, 2012 in honor of New York Soldier: Specialist Kyle. R Rookey of Oswego who died in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on September 2, 2012.

START: 8/14/2012
END: 8/14/2012
Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Thomas E. Kennedy

August 14, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in honor of Major Thomas E. Kennedy of West Point, New York who died in Sarkowi, Afghanistan on August 8, 2012.

START: 8/2/2012
END: 8/2/2012
Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Theodore M. Glende

August 2, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, August 2, 2012 in honor of Private 1st Class Theodore M. Glende of Rochester who died in Logar province, Afghanistan on July 27, 2012.

START: 6/27/2012
END: 6/27/2012
Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Paul C. Voelke

June 27, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo has ordered that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-mast on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in honor of New York soldier, Major Paul C. Voelke who died in Mazar E. Sharif, Afghanistan on June 22, 2012.

START: 6/1/2012
END: 6/1/2012
Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Amanda Anna

June 1, 2012 - New York Governor Cuomo directed that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 1, 2012 in honor of New York State Trooper Amanda Anna who died on May 26, 2012 from injuries sustained from a car accident while on duty in Oswego County.

START: 5/11/2012
END: 5/11/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of 2nd Lieutenant David E. Rylander and Specialist Junot M.L. Cochilus

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 11, 2012 in honor of the following Fort Drum soldiers who died in Logar province, Afghanistan on May 2, 2012: Specialist Junot M.L. Cochilus from Charlotte, North Carolina and 2nd Lieutenant David E. Rylander from Stow, Ohio.

START: 5/2/2012
END: 5/2/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Lieutenant Christopher E. Mosko

 

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 in honor of New York Naval Officer, Lieutenant Christopher E. Mosko who died on April 26, 2012 in Nawa district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan.
START: 4/10/2012
END: 4/10/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Corporal Christopher D. Bordoni

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 in honor of New York Marine Corporal Christopher D. Bordoni who died on April 3, 2012 from wounds sustained on January 18, 2012 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

START: 4/2/2012
END: 4/2/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, April 2, 2012 in honor of Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III of Getzville, NY who died in Paktika province, Afghanistan on March 26, 2012.

START: 11/16/2011
END: 11/16/2011
NY Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Theodore B. Rushing

New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum Soldier Private First Class Theodore B. Rushing who died on November 11, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

START: 11/8/2011
END: 11/8/2011
NY Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Ari R. Cullers

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Staff Sergeant Ari R. Cullers who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on October 30, 2011.

START: 10/19/2011
END: 10/19/2011
New York Flags to HAlf Staff in Honor of Jeremiah T. Sancho

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Specialist Jeremiah T. Sancho who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on October 13, 2011.

START: 10/17/2011
END: 10/17/2011
New York Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Nathan L. Wyrick

New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, October 17, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Sergeant Nathan L. Wyrick who died on October 10, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

START: 10/7/2011
END: 10/7/2011
New York Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Danny Chen

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff on Friday, October 7, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private Danny Chen of New York, City who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2011.

START: 10/5/2011
END: 10/5/2011
New York Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Billy J. Siercks

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier First Sergeant Billy J. Siercks who died on September 28, 2011 in Logar, Afghanistan from injuries sustained on September 27, 2011 when insurgents attacked his unit.

START: 9/20/2011
END: 9/20/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Koran P. Contreras and 1st Class Douglas J. Jeffries, Jr.

New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags to be flown at half-staff on state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in honor of the following Fort Drum soldiers who died on September 8, 2011: United States Army Specialist Koran P. Contreras and 1st Class Douglas J. Jeffries, Jr. who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

START: 9/16/2011
END: 9/16/2011
US Flags to HAlf Staff in New York in Honor of James K. Crawford

New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 16, 2011 in honor of East Concord sailor, Commander James K. Crawford who died in a non-combat related incident in Manama, Bahrain.

START: 9/14/2011
END: 9/14/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Kevin Shumaker

New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Specialist Kevin Shumaker who died in a stateside hospital of a non-combat related illness on August 31, 2011.

START: 9/13/2011
END: 9/13/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Christopher J. Scott

New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Christopher J. Scott of Tyrone who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on September 3, 2011.

START: 9/2/2011
END: 9/2/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Jesse W. Dietrich

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 2, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Private First Class Jesse W. Dietrich who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 25, 2011.

START: 9/1/2011
END: 9/1/2011
USFlags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Andrew R. Tobin

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Sergeant Andrew R. Tobin who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 24, 2011.

START: 8/31/2011
END: 8/31/2011
New York Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Timothy J. Steele

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army First Lieutenant Timothy J. Steele who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 23, 2011.

START: 8/24/2011
END: 8/24/2011
US Flags to Half STaff in Honor of Douglas L. Cordo

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private 1st Class Douglas L. Cordo of Kingston, NY who died in Zabul, Afghanistan on August 19, 2011.

START: 8/17/2011
END: 8/17/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Edward J. Frank II

New York Governor Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in honor of the following five Fort Drum soldiers who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on August 11, 2011: Army Sergeant Edward J. Frank II of Yonkers, New York; Army Private 1ST Class Rueben J. Lopez of Williams California; Army Specialist Jameel T. Freeman of Baltimore, Maryland; Army Specialist Patrick L. Lay II of Fletcher, North Carolina, and Army Specialist Jordan M. Morris of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

START: 8/12/2011
END: 8/12/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Mark J. Downer

New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, August 12, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Specialist Mark J. Downer who died when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

START: 8/8/2011
END: 8/8/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Hugh L. Carey

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately, Monday, August 8, 2011 until after the funeral of former Governor Hugh L. Carey.

START: 7/8/2011
END: 7/8/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of James A. Waters

New York Governor Cuomo has directed the flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 8, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Private First Class James A. Waters who died on July 1, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan

START: 7/7/2011
END: 7/7/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in New York in Honor of Kyle R. Schneider

New York Governor Cuomo has directed the flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 7, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Kyle R. Schneider of Phoenix, New York who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 30, 2011.

START: 6/23/2011
END: 6/23/2011
US Flags to Half-Staff in New York in Honor of Brian J. Backus

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, June 23, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Private 1st Class Brian J. Backus who in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on June 18, 2011.

START: 6/21/2011
END: 6/21/2011
US Flags to Half-Staff in New York in Honor of Mark A. Bradley

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in honor of Untied States Marine Sergeant Mark A. Bradley of Cuba, NY who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 16, 2011.

START: 6/10/2011
END: 6/10/2011
US Flags to Half-Mast in New York in Honor of Fort Drum Soldiers

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 10, 2011 in honor of the following Fort Drum Soldiers killed on June 5, 2011 in Afghanistan: United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bradley J. Gaudet and United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Kenneth R. White who died in Khost province.

START: 6/9/2011
END: 6/9/2011
US Flags to Half Mast in New York in Honor of Devin Snyder

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 9, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Devin Snyder of Cohocton who died on June 4, 2011 in Lagham province, Afghanistan.

START: 6/2/2011
END: 6/2/2011
American Flags are at Half Mast in Honor of John C. Johnson

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings flag poles be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, June 2, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Private First Class John C. Johnson of Phoenix, Arizona who died on May 27, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

START: 5/9/2011
END: 5/9/2011
American Flags are at Half-Staff in New York in Honor of Kevin. W. White

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, May 9, 2011 in honor of Westfield resident, United States Army Sergeant Kevin. W. White who died in Kunar province, Afghanistan on May 2, 2011.

START: 5/6/2011
END: 5/6/2011
American Flags are at Half Mast in New York in Honor of Preston J. Dennis

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 6, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier United States Army Specialist Preston J. Dennis who died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

START: 4/28/2011
END: 4/28/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Terry L. Varnadore II

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, April 28, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Chief Warrant Officer Terry L. Varnadore II who died when his helicopter crashed due to an undetermined cause that is still under investigation.

START: 4/26/2011
END: 4/26/2011
Private First Class John Francis Kihm

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, April 26 in honor of a Fort Drum soldier who died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan on April 19.

Private First Class John Francis Kihm of Philadelphia, PA was assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team.

"I, along with all New Yorkers, extend the deepest sympathies to Private 1st Class Kihm's family, friends, and fellow soldiers, whom we join in honoring his service and mourning his loss," Governor Cuomo said.

Governor Cuomo has directed the flags on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff in honor of and tribute to our state's service members who are killed in action or die in a combat zone.

Source : http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/042211flags

 

START: 4/25/2011
END: 4/25/2011
Specialist Paul J. Atim, Private 1st Class Joel A. Ramirez, and Specialist Charles J. Wren.

Gov. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, April 25 in honor of three Fort Drum soldiers who died in Nimroz Province, Afghanistan on April 16.

START: 4/8/2011
END: 4/8/2011
Flags to HAlf Mast in NY in Honor of Sergeant Michael S. Lammerts

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Friday, April 8, in honor of Army Sergeant Michael S. Lammerts, a Tonawanda resident, who died in Afghanistan on April 4.

Sergeant Lammerts was assigned to 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment of the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team based in Baumholder, Germany. He died of wounds from small arms fire in Faryab Province, Afghanistan.

"On behalf of all New Yorkers I wish to express our sympathy and condolences to the family, friends, and fellow soldiers of Sergeant Lammerts," Governor Cuomo said. "We will honor his service to our nation and remember his sacrifice."

Governor Cuomo has directed that the flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff in honor of, and in tribute to, our state's service members who are killed in action or die in a combat zone.

START: 4/1/2011
END: 4/1/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in NY in Honor of

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on State government buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, April 1, 2011 in honor of New York State Trooper Kevin Dobson who died in the line of duty on March 26, 2011.

START: 3/14/2011
END: 3/14/2011
Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Specialist Andrew Wade

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on all state buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, March 14, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier Specialist Andrew Wade who died in Afghanistan on March 9, 2011.

START: 3/1/2011
END: 3/7/2011
Flags to Half Mast in Honor of Army Specialist David R. Fahey Jr.

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that the flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, March 7, 2011 in honor of Army Specialist David R. Fahey Jr. a Yorktown resident who died in Afghanistan on February 28, 2011.

START: 2/10/2011
END: 2/10/2011
Flags ot Half Staff in New York in Honor of Aaron M. Swanson

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Thursday, February 10, 2011 in honor of a Jamestown Marine Corps Reservist Lance Corporal Aaron M. Swanson who died February 7, 2011 in Afghanistan.

START: 2/4/2011
END: 2/4/2011
Flags to Half Staffin NY in Honor of Casimiro Pomales

New York Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on all State government building be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, February 4, 2011 in honor of Eastern Correctional Officer Casimiro Pomales who died in an automobile accident while in the line of duty.