American Flags and Colorado Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, May 24th in the state of Colorado in honor of 1st Lt. Alejo Thompson.
According to the office of the governor:
1st Lt. Alejo R. Thompson died on May 11, 2012, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to Defense Department reports, Thompson died of injuries sustained when his dismounted patrol received small arms fire. Thompson was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson.