MADISON, NJ -  All Madison Borough flags will be flown at half-staff today, Thursday, January 9 as per Executive Order 98, in recognition and mourning of a courageous and loyal American hero, Sergeant 1st Class Michael James Goble.

According to the order, the flag of the United States of America and the flag of New Jersey shall be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and instrumentalities during appropriate hours on Thursday, January 9, 2020, in recognition and mourning of a courageous and loyal American hero, Sergeant 1st Class Michael James Goble. 

Sergeant Goble tragically lost his life while engaging in combat operations in the Kunduz Province of Afghanistan on December 23, 2019.