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NJ to lower flags to half-staff to honor Pfc. LeRoy DeRonde III, killed in action in Afghanistan
NJ.com ^ | June 6, 2012 | Jersey Journal

Posted on 06/06/2012 4:08:28 PM PDT by SMGFan

6:20 p.m. UPDATE: Gov. Christie has issued an EXECUTIVE ORDER requiring all state flags be flown at half-staff on Friday in honor of Pfc. LeRoy DeRonde III.

Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy is urging all businesses in the town to join the city in lowering American flags to half-staff tomorrow through Saturday in honor of the 22-year-old local man killed in action in Afghanistan last month.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: sacrifice; service

1 posted on 06/06/2012 4:08:39 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

As they should be.


2 posted on 06/06/2012 4:11:45 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SMGFan

RIP.


3 posted on 06/06/2012 4:14:28 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: SMGFan

RIP.


4 posted on 06/06/2012 4:22:38 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: SMGFan

Condolences to family and friends of Pfc. LeRoy DeRonde III. America’s finest. R.I.P., sir.

love


5 posted on 06/06/2012 4:57:16 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: SandRat

“As they should be.”

Why do I believe this has not been done for all NJ’s fallen?

And why do I wonder why it would be done so THIS time?


6 posted on 06/06/2012 6:06:35 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: treetopsandroofs

No, he seems to be consistent. I searched for recent NJ losses
“D’Augustine christie” and “De Oca christie” and flag were at half staff as per Christie.

http://blog.nj.com/njwardead/index.html


7 posted on 06/06/2012 6:22:02 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

It’s the least they can do after the over-the-top, fawning prostration for whip-me houston, who died at her own hand.


8 posted on 06/06/2012 6:27:18 PM PDT by VideoPaul
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To: SMGFan

OK, thanks.


9 posted on 06/06/2012 6:53:17 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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