Maine Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, June 27th in the town of Gorham, ME in honor of Durward Benjamin Worster.
According to the office of the governor:
Durward Benjamin ‘Ben’ Worster attended Gorham High School and shortly thereafter enlisted in the military, and was stationed at Fort Hood in Texas. A superior shot, he became a decorated Army Sniper as a Team Leader 1st Platoon, 2nd Quad, 2-5 1st Calvary during his tour in Iraq, and he was awarded numerous honors and medals, including the Army Commendation Medal, distinction from the U.S. Army Sniper School and Advanced Marksmanship and Sniper Operations, as well as holding expert military qualifications in 11 different weapons systems. Upon receiving his honorable discharge from the Army, Worster became a part of another distinguished brotherhood as on officer of the Maine Correctional Center in Windham