TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Thursday, January 9, 2020, the day of Sergeant 1st Class Michael Goble’s burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
“Sergeant 1st Class Michael Goble represented the best values of our Armed Forces and of New Jersey - dedication, fearlessness, and excellence. His tragic passing reminds us of the tremendous sacrifices our soldiers and our military families make in the name of service so that our nation's values may continue to be a beacon around the world,” said Governor Murphy. “Our thoughts are with Sergeant 1st Class Goble's family and friends. May we all honor his service by endeavoring through our lives to represent the values for which he gave his life.”