Harrisburg- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered
all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth
facilities in Northumberland County to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, Aug.
5, in honor of Captain Theodore “Dutch” VanKirk.
93, of Northumberland, was the navigator of the U.S. B-29 Superfortress, Enola
Gay, during World War II.
remain at half-staff until sundown Tuesday, the day of VanKirk’s
Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.