Gov Lynch Orders Flag at Half Staff for Fallen Solider

Governor John Lynch has directed flags to half-staff today Tuesday, October 23, 2012, in honor of Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Savard.
Sgt.Savard, a New Hampshire native, was killed in action in Afghanistan last week and will be interred today at Arlington National Cemetery. His many awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd Award), Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3rd Award), and five Overseas Service Bars. Savard has been posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and the Purple Heart.

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