American Flags and California Flags to fly at half-staff August 22nd in the state of California in honor of US Marine Cpl Richard Rivera Jr.
According to the office of the governor:
Cpl. Richard A. Rivera Jr. died August 10, while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Rivera was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. His parent command was 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force in Kaneohe Bay, HI. He was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.