Friday, July 2, 2010

Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier

The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of Marine Cpl. Daane A. DeBoer who died June 25 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Cpl. DeBoer, age 24, died of wounds suffered while on foot patrol supporting combat operations when an improvised explosive device detonated. He was assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.

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