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Half-Staff Colorado Flags – Robert B. Cowdrey

Friday, October 28th, 2011

American Flags and Colorado Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, October 29th in the state of Colorado in honor of Staff Sgt. Robert B. Cowdrey.

According to the office of the governor:
Cowdrey, 39, of Atwater, Ohio, died Oct. 13 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained during combat operations. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, N.C. Cowdrey was a 1990 graduate of La Junta High School. He is survived by his wife and three sons. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29, in La Junta.

Half-Staff Kentucky Flags – Michael D. Elm

Friday, October 28th, 2011

American Flags and Kentucky Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, October 31st in the commonwealth of Kentucky in honor of Spc. Michael D. Elm.

Spc. Elm died Oct. 14 in Khowst, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.