American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, September 28th in the state of Arizona in honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Orion Sparks.
According to the office of the governor:
Staff Sgt. Sparks died Sept. 26, in Pul-E Alam, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent wearing a suicide vest detonated the device near their patrol. Sparks was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany.