MCC Daily Tribune
Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff for Fallen Soldier James G. Johnston
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today ordered flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff starting tomorrow, June 28, in honor of a Trumansburg, New York Soldier who died as a result of injuries sustained in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan on June 25. He was 24 years old.
"On behalf of all New Yorkers I extend our sympathy to the friends, family, and fellow soldiers of Sgt. James G. Johnston," Governor Cuomo said. "His death is a reminder of the sacrifices members of the military make to protect the freedoms and the values that this state and this nation were founded upon."