Monday, March 8, 2010

Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier

The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of Marine Corporal Jacob H. Turbett of Canton who died in Helmand province, Afghanistan while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Cpl. Turbett, age 21, died February 13 while supporting combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Cpl. Turbett’s mother requested that flags be lowered on Monday, March 8, when Cpl. Turbett’s remains will leave Michigan for Tuesday burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

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