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Half-Staff Alert - November 25, 2018
For Wisconsin Only

WHEREAS, Pfc. Joseph Natvick, a member of the United States Army Air Forces and engineer with 1330 Army Air Force Base Unit, Air Transport Command during World War II, was declared deceased after the C-109 aircraft he was aboard on July 17, 1945, crashed in a remote area in India; and

WHEREAS, Pfc. Joseph Natvick was part of a four-man cargo transport mission traveling from J orhat, India, to Hsinching, China, to aid Chinese forces fighting against the Japanese; and

WHEREAS, on September 24, 2018, Pfc. Joseph Natvick's remains were accounted for; and

WHEREAS, on Sunday, November 25, 2018, Pfc. Joseph Natvick will be buried with full milita1y honors in Columbus, Wisconsin; and

WHEREAS, the people of the United States and the State of Wisconsin are forever grateful for the service and sacrifice of Pfc. Joseph Natvick;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, SCOTT WALKER, Governor of the State of Wisconsin, by the authority vested in me by federal and State 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 Sunday, November 25, 2018, and ending at sunset on that date.



**When flown at half-staff or half-mast, the U.S. flag should be hoisted first to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff or half-mast position. The flag should again be raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day.


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