Governor Chris Gregoire has directed flags at all Washington State agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Friday, March 9, in memory of U. S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Nickoulas H. Elliott, 21, of Spokane. Elliott died February 22 in a helicopter training accident.
Seattle Pacific University is joining other government entities, citizens, and businesses in this recognition.
A memorial for the family is scheduled March 10 at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.
Posted: Friday, March 09, 2012