Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Two More Done For

These were released Tuesday by the office of the Governor of California...

Governor Schwarzenegger today (Nov. 29) released the following statement regarding the death of Master Sgt. Brett E. Angus of St. Paul, MN:

“Today, we solemnly add Master Sgt. Angus to the honor roll of fallen heroes. Master Sgt. Angus fearlessly served and died for this great nation and deserves our deepest gratitude for making the ultimate sacrifice. Maria and I offer our condolences to Brett’s loved ones for their painful loss. Our prayers are with them during their time of mourning.”

Angus, 40, died Nov. 26 as a result of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the vicinity of Camp Taqaddum, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

In honor of Angus, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff


Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Spc. Javier Villanueva of Temple, TX:

“Spc. Villanueva courageously served to preserve and protect the cherished freedoms we are afforded. Maria and I send our heartfelt sympathies to Javier’s family during this painful time. We are forever grateful to Spc. Villanueva for his service on behalf of our nation.”

Villanueva, 25, died Nov. 24 in Al Asad, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations in Hit, Iraq. He was assigned to the Army’s 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, CA.

In honor of Villanueva, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.


the highway scribe will read from “Vedette” http://www.angelfire.com/wa2/margin/nonficSellmanVedette.html with a lot of help from flamenco guitarist Omar Torrez www.omartorrez.com/ at the 33 1/3 Books & Collective Gallery on Dec. 15, 8 p.m. The bookstore is located at the junction of Alvarado St. and Sunset Blvd.

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