Flags at Half-Staff through Sunset, Wednesday, April 3rd to Honor Corporal Aaron Ripperda and First Lt. John Terpning

04/01/2013 4:29 pm

Honoring Illinois' Fallen

United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Wednesday, April 3, 2013


The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from
Governor Quinn’s Office that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff on behalf of:

Corporal Aaron Ripperda
United States Marine Corps
Hometown:  Highland, Illinois


First Lt. John Terpning
United States Army
Hometown:  Mount Prospect, Illinois

Please immediately lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency's personnel until:

Sunset, Wednesday, April 3, 2013

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Mike Claffey at
(312) 814-3957 or via email at