Hickenlooper Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Specialist Gabriel Conde

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Published Friday, May 11, 2018

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise to sunset Saturday, May 12, 2018, in honor of Specialist Gabriel Conde.

Conde, 22, died in the line of duty April 30, of injuries sustained from small arms fire while serving in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan.

Conde was assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at Lifebridge Christian Church in Longmont at 1:00 p.m.