Flags Ordered to Half-Staff for U.S. Army Spc. Brenden Salazar
Gov. Rick Scott has ordered state and national flags lowered to half-staff on Friday outside the Seminole County Courthouse, Winter Springs City Hall and the Capitol in Tallahassee in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Brenden N. Salazar.
Salazar, 20, of Chuluota, was one of two Floridians killed July 22 after their unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Pul-E Alam, Afghanistan.
Spc. Justin L. Horsley, 21, of Palm Bay, also died in the attack.
Both were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Italy.