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Flags at half-staff Saturday for soldier killed in Afghanistan

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MADISON, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Flags around the state will fly at half-staff Saturday to honor a Wisconsin soldier who died in Afghanistan.

Governor Scott Walker issued a proclamation for Army Staff Sgt. Garrick L. Eppinger, Jr. of Wausau who was serving in the Army Reserve.  He was a member of the 395th Ordnance Company, 687th Combat Sustainment Support Brigade, 646th Regional Support Group, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

He died September 17th in Parwan province while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

A memorial service is set for Saturday.

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