Governor Dayton Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of Army Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas on Saturday, October 15, 2016
- PAUL, MN – In honor and remembrance of Army Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, October 15, 2016. A public memorial service will be held for Staff Sgt. Thomas on Saturday in Colorado.
Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas attended elementary school in the St. Peter area and was a 2007 graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield. He died on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. He was 31 years old. [Read more…] about Community News: St. Olaf grad honored