BOSTON – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset at all state buildings on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, the day of interment, in honor of Sergeant Johanny Rosario Pichardo USMC, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, who passed away on August 26, 2021 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Funeral Services for USMC Sergeant Pichardo will take place at Bellevue Cemetery in Lawrence.
This gubernatorial order applies to:
1. The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls
2. Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings
3. All state military installations