American Flags and Arkansas Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, December 1st in the State of Arkansas in honor of US Army Sergeant Joseph Richardson.
According to the office of the governor:
Sgt. Joseph Richardson died November 16th in Paktika province, Afghanistan from injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. Richardson was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.