Monday, October 12, 2009
Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier
The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of Army Specialist Paul E. Andersen of Dowagiac who died in Baghdad, Iraq, while on active duty supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Andersen, age 49, died October 1 from injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his camp using indirect fire. He was assigned to the 855th Quartermaster Company, South Bend, Indiana.