Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier

Today the library's flags are flying at half-staff in honor of Corporal Nicholas R. Roush of Middleville who died August 16 in Herat, Afghanistan, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Corporal Roush, age 22, died from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg. N.C.

His funeral services will be held today in Middleville. Corporal Roush was the son of Robert and Donna Roush of Middleville.

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