August 28, 2012 in Region

Washington flags lowered for Afghanistan death

Associated Press
 

OLYMPIA — Flags are lowered today at Washington state agency buildings in memory of a sailor from Des Moines who was killed in Afghanistan.

Gov. Chris Gregoire directed that flags be lowered for Petty Officer 1st Class Sean Carson. The 32-year-old explosives disposal technician was killed Aug. 16 in a Black Hawk helicopter crash that also killed six other service members.

© Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


There are two comments on this story. Click here to view comments >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email