As a mark of respect for the memory of former First Lady Barbara Bush and in accordance with a Presidential proclamation, Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered that the US and the Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state building beginning immediately until the day of interment.

US and the Commonwealth flags will be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday,April 17, 2018, the day of interment, in honor of AOSR Ryan William Wainright, USN of Attleboro, MA, who passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in Bremerton, Washington.

These orders shall be observed concurrent with the existing Commonwealth of Massachusetts half-staff order in honor of Officer Sean Gannon of the Yarmouth Police Department who tragically died on Thursday, April 12, 2018.  The date of interment for Officer Gannon has yet to be determined.  

 

 

 

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