American Flags and Arkansas Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, August 30th in the state of Arkansas in honor of US Marine Private First Class James Maxwell.
According to the office of the governor:
US Marine Corps Private First Class James R. Maxwell was a dedicated and courageous soldier, who died on May 15, 1975, while serving his country during the Vietnam Conflict. PFC Maxwell was involved in the “Mayaguez Incident”, during which his Marine Corps helicopter was shot down off the coast of Cambodia. After many years of extensive military effort, PFC Maxwell’s remains were located, and he can now finally be laid to rest in his home state and nation.