Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Army Cpl. Justin R. Clouse, 22, of Sprague, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Cpl. Clouse died on June 9 during a security operation in southern Afghanistan.
The Governor’s Office has no objection to agencies lowering the flags at the close of business on Friday, June 20, 2014. Flags should remain at half-staff until the end of the day on June 21 or first thing Monday morning, June 23, 2014.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.
Services will be held on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. at the Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way, Spokane, WA, 99224. Graveside service with Military Honors will follow at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery.
Please call (360) 239-1317 if you have any questions about this flag lowering