Gov orders flags at half-staff in memory of two Oregon soldiers
by Bend Weekly News Sources
Flags to be lowered Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3 in honor of Spc. Joseph Kenny and Spc. Dominic Nathaniel Rodriguez
Governor Ted Kulongoski has ordered all flags at public institutions be flown at half-staff on Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3, in memory of Spc. Joseph Kenny and Spc. Dominic Nathaniel Rodriguez.
Kenny, 20, of Veneta, and Rodriguez, 23, of Klamath Falls, both died on Saturday, June 22. Kenny died in Mosul, Iraq and Rodriguez died in Baghdad, Iraq.
“The death of both of these fine soldiers is a deep loss to our entire state,” said Governor Kulongoski. “Both of these young men made lasting impacts within their communities and their units. They will be missed by many throughout Oregon.”
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