Flag Alert: [Updated] Lowering of United States and North Carolina Flags in Tribute to Sgt. Dillon C. Baldridge

Raleigh

MEMORANDUM

To: Cabinet Secretaries; Council of State Members; Office of the UNC President; Administrative Office of the Courts; Office of Administrative Hearings; General Assembly; North Carolina Community College System; Governor’s Mansion; Governor’s Office

From: Secretary Machelle Sanders

Re: [Updated] Lowering of United States and North Carolina Flags in Tribute to Sgt. Dillon C. Baldridge

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States flags on state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning tomorrow, June 22 in tribute to Sgt. Dillon C. Baldridge. North Carolina flags on state facilities should remain lowered to half-staff.

Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Friday, June 23.

Baldridge, of Youngsville, was killed June 10 in Afghanistan.

For flag information, contact the NCDOA Communications Office at alexandra.mendoza@doa.nc.gov or 919-807-2404. To join the North Carolina Flag Alert list, visit https://ncadmin.nc.gov/subscribe-flag-alerts. To review the North Carolina State Government Flag Guide, visit http://www.doa.nc.gov/facility/documents/flagbrochure.pdf.

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