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Governor Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff on Thursday, July 8

July 6, 2010

AUGUSTA – In remembrance and honor of Staff Sergeant Eric Shaw, Governor John E. Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 8, 2010.

Staff Sergeant Shaw was killed by enemy gunfire in Afghanistan on June 27.

The funeral service for Staff Sergeant Shaw is scheduled for July 8 at the Plummer Funeral Home in Augusta with a graveside service to follow at the Maine Veterans Cemetery.

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