Governor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff to Honor Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Sergeant Mark J. Baserman

February 27, 2018

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag to fly at half-staff at the Capitol Complex, all Commonwealth facilities in Somerset County, and all Pennsylvania Department of Corrections facilities to honor Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Sergeant Mark J. Baserman.

Sergeant Baserman passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018. He passed from injuries sustained when an inmate approached and began assaulting him.

The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately, Tuesday, February 27, 2018, until sunset on the day of Sergeant Baserman’s interment. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

The United States flag shall remain at full staff during this tribute.

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