Governor Chris Gregoire has directed that flags at all Washington State agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Monday, July 21, in memory of U. S. Army Corporal Jason M. Bogar of Seattle who was killed in action in Wanat, Afghanistan July 13. Cpl. Bogar began his military career as a member of the Washington National Guard.
Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset Monday or first thing Tuesday morning, July 22.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.