Gov. Justice orders all U.S., State flags to be flown at half-staff on Nov. 19, 2018, in honor of services for WV soldier killed in training accident


​CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has ordered all United States and West Virginia state flags displayed at all state facilities to be lowered to half-staff from dawn until dusk on Monday, November 19, 2018, in commemoration of the services for U.S. Army Specialist Nicholas Caleb “Nick” Jividen.

Jividen, a native of Poca, was tragically killed during an armored vehicle training exercise Nov. 6, 2018 at Fort Irwin in California. He was a signal analyst assigned to Headquarters Support Company, 3rd Batallion, 7th Special Forces Group at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.​

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