Governor Patrick has ordered the United States and the Commonwealth Flags be lowered to half staff position Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from sunrise to sunset in honor of Pfc. Clinton E. Springer II, of Mashpee, Massachusetts and Sanford, Maine who died in Afghanistan on September 24, 2010.
This gubernatorial order applies to:
1. The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g., town and city halls
2. Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings
3. All state military installations