Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of U.S. Air Force Captain Christopher Stover, 28, of Vancouver, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Sunday, February 9, 2014. Captain Stover died on January 7 during a training flight along the English coast.
Flags may be lowered at the close of business on Friday, February 7, 2014, and should remain at half-staff until the end of the day on February 9 or first thing Monday morning, February 10, 2014.
Please notify your staff and all of your field offices and facilities around the state.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 9 at 2:00 pm at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in east Vancouver.
Please call (360) 239-1317 if you have any questions about this flag lowering.