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Half-Staff Michigan State Flags – Honoring Daniel Price

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

American Flags and Michigan Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, August 13th in the state of Michigan in honor of US Marine Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Price.

According to the office of the governor:
Sgt. Daniel Price died July 29 while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Immediately following his graduation from high school, Price joined the U.S. Marine Corps in July 2003. He enlisted in several special operations schools, including the Army Airborne School, and completed the combat water safety swimmer and combatant diver courses. Price served three tours of duty in Iraq, where he was promoted to sergeant, and three tours in Afghanistan. He received the Bronze Star with Combat V, a Purple Heart, three Combat Action Ribbons and three Good Conduct Medals.