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Army Pfc. Eric W. Hario
Died August 29, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
19, of Monroe, Mich.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.; died Aug. 29 in Sharana, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when he was shot by enemy forces Aug. 28 while conducting combat operations.
Flags lowered in memory of Hario
The Associated Press
LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered that U.S. flags in Michigan be flown at half-staff to honor a soldier from Monroe who was killed in Afghanistan.
Granholm’s office says flags should be lowered Sept. 9 for 19-year-old Army Pfc. Eric W. Hario. He died Aug. 28 from injuries sustained from small arms fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan.
Hario was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.