August 4, 2014
US and PA Flags to Half-staff at Capitol Complex and in Northumberland County on August 5
Governor Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Northumberland County to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, August 5, in honor of Captain Theodore "Dutch" VanKirk.

VanKirk, 93, of Northumberland, was the navigator of the U.S. B-29 Superfortress, Enola Gay, during World War II. Flags shall remain at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, August 5, the day of VanKirk's interment.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.