Governor Markell today ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Wilmington Senior Firefighter Ardythe Hope. Senior Firefighter Hope passed away from her injuries as a result of battling a blaze in Wilmington the morning of September 24. Flags are to remain at half-staff until further notice.
Everyday across Delaware, thousands of firefighters serve their communities and protect the public by responding to not only fires but almost any emergency situation. In honor of the men and women who have died while protecting Delawareans, in recognition of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service (to be held on Sunday, October 9) and in […]
Governor Markell today ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Wilmington firefighters Lt. Christopher Leach and Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes. Both firefighters died this morning serving their community and fellow Delawareans valiantly, while battling a blaze in Wilmington. Flags are to remain at half-staff until further […]
With the passing of former State Representative V. George Carey on September 11, 2016 Governor Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning Tuesday morning, September 13th as a mark of respect for Representative Carey and his service to Delaware. Representative Carey faithfully served the […]
Governor Jack Markell has ordered state and federal flags lowered to honor the life and passing of former Delaware Supreme Court Justice William T. Quillen. Quillen served on the Supreme Court from 1978 to 1983. He also was Delaware Secretary of State from 1993 to 1994 under the administration of Governor Tom Carper. During his […]
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