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Washington Flags Lowered For Afghanistan Death

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Flags are lowered Tuesday at Washington state agency buildings in memory of a sailor from Des Moines who was killed in Afghanistan.
    
Gov. Chris Gregoire directed that flags be lowered for Petty Officer 1st Class Sean Carson. The 32-year-old explosives disposal technician was killed Aug. 16 in a Black Hawk helicopter crash that also killed six other service members.

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