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Flags lowered today for fallen Tacoma soldier

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Feb. 2, 2012 at 4:40 am |
February 2, 2012 6:55 am

The flags at all state agency buildings will be lowered today in memory of a soldier from Tacoma who died last month in Afghanistan.

Pfc. Neil Turner, 21, died Jan. 11 during a training accident. He was remembered Monday by family members and friends.

Gov. Chris Gregoire ordered flags to remain at half-staff until the end of business today or first thing Friday morning.

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