Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, May 7 in honor of a New York soldier who died on May 1.

Captain Bruce K. Clark died in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to A Company, Troop Command, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, in El Paso, Texas. Captain Clark was from Spencerport.

"On behalf of all New Yorkers, I express my condolences to the family, friends, and fellow soldiers of Captain Clark," said Governor Cuomo. "We mourn the loss of this New York soldier and we will honor his service and dedication to our nation."

Governor Cuomo has directed that the flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff in honor of and in tribute to our state's service members and those stationed in New York who are killed in action or die in a combat zone.

Effective: Beginning of Business, Monday, May 7, 2012
Return to Full Staff: Sunset, Monday, May 7, 2012