TRENTON - All U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half-staff today, Wednesday June 9 to honor Private First Class Dalton Beals. who passed away last week in a training accident at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, announced Governor Murphy

“Private First Class Beals was beloved by his family, his community, and his state,” said Governor Murphy. “His recent passing is a tragic loss for New Jersey and for our country. Pfc. Beals had his whole life and his career ahead of him, and I know that he would have continued to serve with distinction, honor, and bravery. Our thoughts and prayers are with Pfc. Beals' family and friends during this painful time.”

Copy of Executive Order #245