American Flags and Minnesota Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, May 8th in the state of Minnesota in honor of US Army Sergeant Nicholas M. Dickhut.
According to the office of the governor:
Sgt. Dickhut died April 30 from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Afghanistan. Dickhut was a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier and was a member of the 3rd Stryker Brigade that deployed in December and was attached to the 82nd Airborne Division as a forward observer.