Gov. Scott Walker
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Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring U.S. Army Air Forces Pfc. Joseph Natvick

On July 17, 1945, the plane Natvick was aboard crashed while carrying supplies to Chinese forces fighting the Japanese during World War II

By - Nov 21st, 2018 02:36 pm

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker ordered flags to half-staff on Sunday, November 25, 2018 in honor of Army Air Forces Pfc. Joseph Natvick. On July 17, 1945, the plane Natvick was aboard crashed while carrying supplies to Chinese forces fighting the Japanese during World War II

Natvick will be laid to rest on Sunday, November 25, 2018, with full military honors in Columbus, Wisconsin.

“Pfc. Joseph Natvick sacrificed his life to help save others during World War II,” said Governor Walker. “He is an American hero who’s sacrifice we can never repay. It is an honor to see him finally return home with the honors he deserves.”

Governor Walker’s executive order can be viewed here.

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