October 1, 2009 in City

Flags lowered for Bellevue soldier

Associated Press

Gov. Chris Gregoire has ordered that flags at state agencies be flown at half-staff on Thursday in memory of a Bellevue soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Specialist Joseph V. White, 21, was one of three Fort Lewis soldiers killed Thursday by a roadside bomb.

He was a member of the 5th Stryker brigade that deployed in July.

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