Governor Huntsman Orders Lowering of Flags
May 23, 2005
What: Governor Huntsman has ordered that the flag of the United States of America and the Utah State flag be lowered to half-staff on all state
facilities from sunrise to sunset in honor of fallen soldier, Sgt. Brandon Thomas
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Where: All state facilities
Why: Funeral services will be held for Sgt. Brandon Thomas on Tuesday, May 24, 2005. The Governor has ordered the flags lowered to
pay respect to Sgt. Thomas who was killed while serving on a protective detail mission in Baghdad. He was a member of the 19th Special Forces
Group (Airborne) Utah Army National Guard.
- Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.