Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Staff Sergeant Vincent P. Marketta

08/31/2020

TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Vincent P. Marketta, a Brick resident who was tragically killed in a training accident in California on August 27, 2020.

“Staff Sergeant Marketta’s passing is devastating to our state and our country,” said Governor Murphy. “He dedicated his life to protecting his fellow Americans, and his loss will not be forgotten. Tammy and I would like to express our sincere condolences to Staff Sergeant Marketta’s family and friends at this difficult time.” 

Copy of Executive Order #182