WHEREAS, Army Specialist Adam D. Froehlich, a resident of Pine Hill,
New Jersey, graduated from Overbrook High School in 2001, where he was
a high school wrestler; and
WHEREAS, Army Specialist Froehlich subsequently enlisted in the U.S.
Army in 2002, where he hoped to earn money for college and eventually
teach physical education and history; and
WHEREAS, Army Specialist Froehlich served proudly as a member of the
U.S. Army First Battalion, Sixth Field Artillery, and was deployed to
Iraq in the service of his country; and
WHEREAS, Army Specialist Froehlich was a courageous soldier and a loving
son and brother; and
WHEREAS, Army Specialist Froehlich has made the ultimate sacrifice,
giving his life in the line of duty while fighting for our country; and
WHEREAS, Army Specialist Froehlich'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:
- 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, April 3, 2004, in recognition and mourning of Army Specialist
Adam D. Froehlich.
- This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN, under my hand and seal this 1st day of April 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