Governor Orders Flag Flown at Half-Staff in Palmyra on July 7
July 6, 2009
AUGUSTA – Governor John E. Baldacci today ordered that flags be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, July 7, in the town of Palmyra for Private Dustin Robert Fredrick Small, an active duty solider killed in a car accident in Maine on June 30.
Private Small, 19, served with the 43rd Special Troops Battalion in Fort Carson, Colo. Both of Private Small’s parents live in Palmyra.
A viewing is Monday, July 6. The funeral is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7.
“Our prayers are with the family as they deal with a terrible loss,” Governor Baldacci said. “The State of Maine is grateful for all of the brave men and women who serve our country in the military.”