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Posted on: April 3, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Gov. Polis orders flags lowered to honor Sergeant First Class Will Lindsay

Flag at Half Staff

DENVER - Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today ordered the United States and Colorado flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all state owned facilities from sunrise on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, until sunset on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in honor of the passing of U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Will Lindsay.

Lindsay’s body will return to Colorado Springs on April 3, and the unit memorial service will be held April 9.

Lindsay, 33, died in the line of duty on March 22, 2019, of injuries sustained while conducting dismounted maintenance operations. He was serving in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan.

Lindsay was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, U.S. Army, Fort Carson, Colorado.

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