From: Ferrell, Deb <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2018 11:44 AM
To: Ferrell, Deb <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Flag Notification - Major General Donald E. Edwards - 2018-10-20 to 2018-10-23


Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff


Per order of 

Governor Philip B. Scott


Where the flag will be lowered:                              State facilities around the State


Which flag will be lowered:                                      Both the U.S. and Vermont flags **


Date the flag is to be lowered (at sunrise):            Saturday, October 20,2018


Date flag is to return to full staff (at sunrise):        Tuesday, October 23, 2018


Name of person being honored: 

As a sign of respect for Major General Donald E. Edwards who passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018.  General Edwards was elected Adjutant General of the State of Vermont in 1981.  For the next 16 years he commanded the 4000 members of the Army and Air National Guard.  During his tenure, he founded the Army Mountain Warfare School and Mountain Battalion.  A gathering in his honor is scheduled at Norwich University on October 20th



**           Rule:  When the U.S. Flag is lowered, the Vermont flag and POW flag must also be lowered, the U.S. Flag must always fly above or equal to any other flags that are flown.


Notice sent by: Office of the Commissioner

                              Department of Buildings & General Services



Deborah W. Ferrell  | Executive Manager

Government Business Services Division

(Fleet | Information Centers | Print | Postal | Surplus Property)

Request to Use State Facilities (RUSF) Process Manager

& Flag Notification Process Manager

Department of Buildings & General Services

Office:  802-828-1053  |  Cell:  802-598-7167

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