Flags at Half-Staff through Monday, September 23rd to Honor Major James E. Sizemore, United States Air Force

09/21/2013 6:00 am
09/23/2013 8:00 pm

Major James E. Sizemore

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 in honor and remembrance of:
Major James E. Sizemore
United States Air Force
Vietnam War Veteran
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Illinois
On July 8, 1969 Major Sizemore was piloting an A-26 Invader on an armed reconnaissance mission when his aircraft crashed in Laos.
His remains were recently identified.
Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel from:
Sunrise, Saturday, 21, 2013 until
Sunset, Monday, September 23, 2013
If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Mike Claffey at
(312) 814-3957 or via email at mike.claffey@illinois.gov
More information is available at http://www.illinois.gov/news/Pages/Flag.aspx