Half-Staff Alert for October 24, 2015
For Wisconsin Only


EXECUTIVE ORDER #178


Relating to a Proclamation that the Flag of the United States and the Flag of the State of Wisconsin Be Flown at Half-Staff as a Mark of Respect for Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris, Who Lost His Life While Serving His Country

WHEREAS, on October 2, 2015, Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris, a member of the 39th Airlift Squadron of the United States Air Force, died along with five other airmen when their C-130J aircraft crashed at Jalalabad Airfield in Afghanistan; and

WHEREAS, Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris was a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and a 2012 graduate of Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin; and

WHEREAS, for his faithful service to the people of the State of Wisconsin and the people of the United States, Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris received numerous awards, including the Meritorious Unit Award, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border, and the Air Force Training Ribbon; and

WHEREAS, the people of Wisconsin mourn the death of Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris; and

WHEREAS, a memorial service will be held for Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris in Milwaukee on Saturday, October 24, 2015;

NOW THEREFORE, I, SCOTT WALKER, Governor of the State of Wisconsin, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of this State and by federal law, do hereby order that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin shall be flown at half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations of the State of Wisconsin equipped with such flags, beginning at sunrise on Saturday, October 24, 2015, and ending at sunset on that date ..

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin to be affixed. Done at the Capitol in the City of Madison this twenty-second day of October, in the year two thousand fifteen.

SCOTT WALKER
Governor






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