Flags to fly half-staff in honor of Private First Class Jordan M. Byrd

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has authorized you to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Friday, October 22, 2010, in honor of Private First Class Jordan M. Byrd.

Private First Class Byrd, 19, died on Oct. 13, 2010, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset.