Flags at Half Staff to Honor Michigan Marines

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Gov. Jennifer Granholm ordered that U.S. flags across the state be lowered to half-staff Monday and Tuesday in honor of Marines from Michigan killed in Iraq.

Flags should be lowered Monday to honor Marine Lance Cpl. Craig N. Watson, 21, of Union City.

Flags should be lowered Tuesday to honor Marine Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, 24, of Portland.

Both men died Dec. 1 after an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah.

They were assigned to a regiment within the 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force out of Twentynine Palms, Calif.

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