Friday, August 30, 2013 ~ Sunday, September 1, 2013
AR – Sergeant First Class Ricardo D. Young
Beginning today, the Arkansas state flag will be flown at half-staff until sundown on Sunday, September 1, 2013, to honor United States Army Sergeant First Class Ricardo D. Young of Rosston, Arkansas. Under Act 1182 of 2011, the Arkansas state flag may be flown at half-staff at any Arkansas public building for up to three days after notification of a fallen service member. There is no longer a requirement to wait for official notice before lowering the flag.