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Governor Huntsman Orders State Flags Lowered to Half-Staff

News Release
July 24, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah -- Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has ordered the lowering of flags to half-staff on all Sate government properties on Tuesday, July 26, 2005, in honor of fallen solder, Sergeant First Class Ronald T. Wood.

Governor Huntsman sends his heartfelt condolences to the family of SFC Ronald T. Wood who died on July 16, 2005, when an improvised explosive devise detonated near his Humvee in Kirkuk, Iraq.

"Words cannot express the heartfelt gratitude for those soldiers that display honor and courage each day in the name of freedom for our nation and the great State of Utah," said Governor Huntsman.

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