American Flags and Iowa Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, August 4th through Sunday, August 5th in the state of Iowa in honor of US Army Sgt. Michael Ristau.
According to the office of the governor:
Sgt. Ristau was killed in Afghanistan, while serving on active duty in the U.S. Army, on July 13, when the vehicle he was riding in was attacked by an improvised explosive device.