Georgia flags flying half-staff in honor of fallen Gwinnett soldier

Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered that all flags in Georgia fly at half-staff
Friday in honor of U.S. Army Spc. Etienne J. Murphy, who died in a non-tactical vehicle rollover in northern Syria on May 25.

Murphy, 22, was a graduate of South Gwinnett High School, where he was a member of the JROTC. He joined the military immediately after high school, completing infantry training at Fort Benning.

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