Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier

The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of Army Specialist Shane H. Ahmed of Chesterfield Township, Michigan, who died November 14 while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Army Specialist Ahmed, age 31, died on November 14 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, along with four of his comrades, when insurgents attacked their unit with small arms fire. Spc. Ahmed was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

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