Flags Ordered to Half-Staff for U.S. Army Pfc. Michael Metcalf
Flags have been ordered to half-staff at the Palm Beach County Courthouse, Boynton Beach City Hall and Florida's Capitol on Saturday, May 5, for U.S. Army Private First Class Michael J. Metcalf, of Boynton Beach, who died on April 22 in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Gov. Rick Scott signed the order Friday.
Metcalf, 22, died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device.
He had been assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.