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Home News Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff For Fallen Fort Drum Soldier - Kyle E. Gilbert

Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff For Fallen Fort Drum Soldier - Kyle E. Gilbert

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Friday, September 25, in honor of a Fort Drum Soldier who died in Afghanistan on Monday, September 21.


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