Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier
The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of Private First Class Eric W. Hario of Monroe who died August 29 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Pfc. Hario, age 19, died from injuries sustained from small arms fire on August 28 while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.