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Half-Staff New Mexico Flags – Christopher Diaz

Friday, October 7th, 2011

American Flags and New Mexico Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, October 10th through Tuesday, October 11th in New Mexico in honor of of USMC Sergeant Christopher Diaz.

According to the office of the governor:
USMC Sergeant Christopher Diaz, age 27, was tragically killed during a Special Operations combat mission in Afghanistan on September 27, 2011. He was raised in Albuquerque, where he was a 2003 graduate of La Cueva High School and was an honored member of the school’s ROTC program. Sgt. Diaz served with Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, based at Twentynine Palms, California.

Half-Staff Wisconsin Flags – Jakob J. Roelli

Friday, October 7th, 2011

American Flags and Wisconsin Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, October 8th in the state of Wisconsin in honor of Army Sergeant Jakob J. Roelli.

According to the office of the governor:
Sergeant Jakob J. Roelli, a member of the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, died while serving his country in Afghanistan.