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- The People Behind The Sacrifice
Army Staff Sgt. Curtis T. Howard II
Died February 22, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
32, of Ann Arbor, Mich.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; killed Feb. 22 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle near Balad, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Gordon F. Misner II and Spc. Thomas J. Wilwerth.
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Michigan flags lowered in honor of Ann Arbor soldier, comrades
LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered that U.S. flags across the state be lowered to half-staff Monday and Tuesday in honor of Michigan military personnel who recently died while on active duty in Iraq.
On Monday, flags should be lowered to honor Army Staff Sgt. Curtis T. Howard II of Ann Arbor. Howard, 32, died Feb. 22 when a roadside bomb went off near his vehicle near Balad.
Howard was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division in Fort Carson, Colo.
On Tuesday, flags should be lowered to honor Army Pfc. Allan A. Morr of Byron. Morr, 21, died Feb. 22 when an improvised explosive device detonated during patrol operations in Hawijah.
Morr was assigned to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, Ky.
— Associated Press