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Half-Staff Arizona State Flags – Honoring Alejo Thompson

UPDATE: American Flags and Arizona State Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, May 24th in the state of Arizona in honor of Army First Lieutenant Alejo R. Thompson. Flags are flying half-staff on the 24th in recognition of his interment; flags previously flew at half-staff of May 14th in honor of his passing.

American Flags and Arizona State Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, May 14th in the state of Arizona in honor of Army First Lieutenant Alejo R. Thompson.

According to the office of the governor:
First Lieutenant Thompson died May 11, 2012 in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He died of injuries sustained when his dismounted patrol received small arms fire. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.

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