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Navy Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Andrew Scott Charpentier
Died July 23, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
21, of Great Falls, Mont.; assigned to the Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; died July 23 at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla., from a non-combat related illness.
Flags fly at half-staff for Great Falls sailor
The Associated Press
HELENA, Mont. — Gov. Brian Schweitzer has ordered the American and Montana state flags to fly at half-staff Friday and Saturday in honor of a sailor from Great Falls who died last week at a Miami hospital.
Navy Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Andrew Charpentier died at a Miami hospital on July 23 of a brief, noncombat related illness. He was 21.
Charpentier had been assigned to the Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Charpentier’s funeral is scheduled Saturday morning at Central Assembly of God Church in Great Falls, with burial to follow at Highland Cemetery.