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Army Sgt. Jason M. Swindle
Died September 20, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
24, of Cabot, Ark.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died Sept. 20 in Panjway, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when he was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade while on mounted patrol.
Gov. Beebe: Flags to fly at half-staff for soldier
The Associated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Gov. Mike Beebe says U.S. and Arkansas flags will be flown at half-staff to honor a Cabot soldier who was killed this month in Afghanistan.
Beebe proclaimed that flags will be flown at half-staff on Saturday to honor Sgt. Jason Swindle.
The Defense Department says 24-year-old Swindle died on Sept. 20 from injuries suffered when he was hit by enemy small arms fire.
The governor's proclamation says Swindle had a son and another baby on the way.
Swindle was assigned to 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.