February 8, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 08, 2024

February 8, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered the lowering of U.S. & California state flags to half-staff at the State Capitol and Capitol Annex Swing Space in honor of the five United States Marines that were killed in an aircraft crash during a training flight from Creech Air Force Base to Marine Corps Station Mirarmar on February 6th.

Governor Newsom's Statement:

California joins the nation in mourning the tremendous loss of these Marines. Jennifer and I send our heartfelt condolences to their families, loved ones, and fellow service members during this painful time. Their dedication to serving our country will always be remembered.”