State of New Jersey
Executive Order #113

Governor James E. McGreevey

WHEREAS, New Jersey Army National Guard Sergeant Frank T. Carvill, a resident of the State of New Jersey, joined the New Jersey Army National Guard in April 1984;

WHEREAS, Sergeant Carvill worked as a paralegal for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and had helped in the recovery efforts at Ground Zero following the terrorist attacks; and

WHEREAS, Sergeant Carvill served proudly as a member of the Third Battalion of the 112th Field Artillery, and was deployed to Iraq in the service of his country; and

WHEREAS, Sergeant Carvill was a courageous soldier and a loving son and brother; and

WHEREAS, Sergeant Carvill has made the ultimate sacrifice, giving his life in the line of duty while fighting for our country; and

WHEREAS, Sergeant Carvill's patriotism and dedicated service to his country make him a hero and a true role model for all Americans and, therefore, it is appropriate and fitting for the State of New Jersey to mark his passing and to honor his memory;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JAMES E. McGREEVEY, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

  1. The flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of New Jersey shall be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies and instrumentalities during appropriate hours on Saturday, June 12, 2004, in recognition and mourning of New Jersey Army National Guard Sergeant Frank T. Carvill.
  2. This Order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal this 11th day
of June in the Year of Our Lord, Two Thousand
and Four, and of the Independence of the United
States, the Two Hundred and Twenty-Eighth.

/s/ James E. McGreevey




/s/ Michael R. DeCotiis

Chief Counsel to the Governor