Flags lowered for Joseph J Altmann
EXECUTIVE ORDER # 55 reads:
Relating to a Proclamation that the Flag of the United States and the Flag of the State of Wisconsin be Flown at Half-Staff as a Mark of Respect for Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Altmann of the United States Army Who Lost His Life While Serving His Country During Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan
WHEREAS, on December 25, 2011, Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Altmann, a member of 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, United States Army, died while serving his country in Afghanistan; and
WHEREAS, Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Altmann provided faithful and honorable service to the people of the State of Wisconsin and the people of the United States; and
WHEREAS, the people of Wisconsin mourn the death of Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Altmann; and
WHEREAS, a memorial service will be held for Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Altmann on January 6, 2012;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, SCOTT WALKER, Governor of the State of Wisconsin, by the authority vested in me by Federal and State law, do hereby order that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin shall be flown at half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations of the State of Wisconsin equipped with such flags beginning at sunrise on Friday, January 6, 2012, and ending at sunset on that date.