American Flags and Michigan Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, July 11th in the state of Michigan in honor of US Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Leach.
According to the office of the governor:
Staff Sgt. Leach died June 26, in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to the 1/334th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 104th Training Division (Leader Training). Staff Sgt. Leach joined the Army in 2003 and served on active duty with two deployments to Iraq. He then joined the Army Reserve in 2008 and was on his first deployment to Afghanistan.