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NY flags at half-staff to honor Roshain Euvince Brooks

17 Août 2017

An Army sergeant from Brooklyn was one of two soldiers killed in a combat mission in Iraq last Sunday.

The Pentagon spokesman, Army Col. Rob Manning, says an Army artillery unit was firing on an Islamic State mortar position "when a mishap occurred".

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday.

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Brooks was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment a component of the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team.

"On behalf of all New Yorkers, I extend my deepest condolences to Sgt. Brooks' family, friends and fellow soldiers", Cuomo said. The incident is under investigation, according to the Department of Defense. They were identified as 30-year-old Sgt. Roshain Brooks, of Brooklyn's Canarsie section, and 22-year-old Sgt. Allen Stigler, of Texas.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo directed all NY government buildings to fly the American flag at half-staff to honor U.S Army Sgt. Roshain Euvince Brooks.