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Governor Tomblin Orders Flags Be Lowered In Honor of Bridgeport Grad, U.S. Soldier

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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered all U.S. and State flags displayed at all state facilities throughout West Virginia be lowered to half-staff on Monday, June 9 in honor and memory of Private First Class Garrett Craig Parker.

Parker is a 2011 graduate of Bridgeport High School and listed in the US Army in 2013. He passed away on May 30 in a motorcycle accident.

He served on active duty as a member of the A Company, 1/15th Infantry Division at Fort Benning, Georgia. Parker was awarded the Army Physical Fitness Training Medal, the Infantry Cord, and the Expert Shooter Medal.