Monday, September 29, 2008
Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier
The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason R. Freiwald of Armada, who died September 12 in Afghanistan while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He will be buried Monday in Arlington National Cemetery. Chief Petty Officer Freiwald, age 30, died from injuries sustained while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan on September 11. He was temporarily forward deployed from his assignment at Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Virginia.