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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Until Tuesday

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, U.S. Marine Captain Dustin Lukasiewicz, and the Memorial Day holiday.

Flags will be flown at half-staff starting at 12:00Noon on Friday, May 22, 2015 until 5:00pm on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Officer Orozco was killed in the line of duty on May 20, 2015. Captain Lukasiewicz was killed on May 12, 2015 in a helicopter crash while deployed overseas to Afghanistan and Nepal. Memorial Day is observed on May 25, 2015.