Flags Lowered for Petty Officer from Dracut

Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, Jan. 21 in honor of U.S. Navy Petty Officer Third Class Nathan V. Nissay of Dracut, who died Dec. 30, 2013 at the Naval Propulsion Training Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.