WHEREAS, Captain Daniel G. McCollum, United States Marine Corps, was killed in a plane crash in Pakistan on January 9, 2002; and
WHEREAS, Captain Daniel G. McCollum, a South Carolina native, was killed in action while serving his country in the war against terrorism in Afghanistan; and
WHEREAS, Captain Daniel G. McCollum died fighting terrorism, defending freedom, and serving his country, and his loss warrants the citizens of the State of South Carolina to appropriately show respect for his heroic service and supreme sacrifice.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of the State of South Carolina and of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flags of the United States and the State of South Carolina be flown at half-staff upon all state buildings and grounds until sunset January 11, 2002 in honor of Captain Daniel G. McCollum.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 10TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2002.
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