March 27, 2017
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff for Fallen Soldier

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff tomorrow, March 28, in honor of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexandria Mae Morrow, a native of Dansville, Livingston County, who died in Southwest Asia on Wednesday, March 22.

"On behalf of all New Yorkers, I extend my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Staff Sgt. Morrow and join in honoring her service to our nation," Governor Cuomo said. "I am directing flags to be flown at half-staff tomorrow at all state buildings to pay tribute to her courage and sacrifice in defending the freedoms this state and this nation were founded upon."

Staff Sgt. Morrow, 25, died in a non-combat related incident supporting combat operations in Southwest Asia.

Governor Cuomo has directed that the flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff in honor of and in tribute to New York service members and those stationed in New York who are killed in action or die in a combat zone.

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