Sunday, September 24, 2006

Specialist Andrews

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Weimar Soldier

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Spc. Harley D. Andrews of Weimar:

"Spc. Andrews fought and died for his country and deserves our utmost gratitude for making the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Maria and I will keep Harley's family in our prayers. He joins a proud legacy of heroes who valiantly served this great nation."

Andrews, 22, died Sept. 11 as a result of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany.

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

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