American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, July 30th in the state of Arizona in honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Carl Hammar.
According to the office of the governor:
Staff Sgt. Carl E. Hammar died July 14, due to injuries sustained when his dismounted patrol came under enemy small arms fire in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Hammar was a member of the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, and assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, located near Anchorage, Alaska.