Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the day of interment, in honor of AOSR Ryan William Wainright, USN of Attleboro, Massachusetts, who passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in Bremerton, Washington.
This order shall be observed concurrent with the existing Commonwealth of Massachusetts half-staff order in honor of Officer Sean Gannon of the Yarmouth Police Department who tragically died on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The date of interment for Officer Gannon has yet to be determined.
These gubernatorial orders apply 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.