Flags lowered to half staff for soldier from Houlton

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in News

Flags lowered to half staff for soldier from Houlton

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul R. LePage  ordered that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in honor of Sergeant First Class Aaron A. Henderson, of Houlton.

SFC Henderson, 33 years old, was an active duty soldier serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group. On September 30, 2012, SFC Henderson suffered injuries while in combat. He was transported to a hospital in Afghanistan where he succumbed to his wounds on October 1, 2012.

Public visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 10 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Houlton High School, 7 Bird Street, Houlton. The funeral will take place from 2:00 p.m. - 3 p.m. at the high school. The internment will follow the funeral from 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at East Hodgdon Cemetery, White Settlement Rd, Houlton.

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