Flags at half-staff in Colorado for fallen soldier

By: The Associated Press
September 30, 2013 Updated: September 30, 2013 at 11:21 am
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photo - An Army  carry team, carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins of Denver, Colo., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Monday, Sept. 23,  2013. The Department of Defense announced the death of Nevins who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
An Army carry team, carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins of Denver, Colo., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. The Department of Defense announced the death of Nevins who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) 

DENVER — Flags have been ordered to fly at half-staff across Colorado on Wednesday in honor of a Denver soldier killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says Army Staff Sgt. Liam Nevins of Denver was killed Sept. 21 during combat operations.

Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered flags to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset.

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