Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state offices be lowered to half-staff on Monday, June 13, 2011 from sunrise to sunset in honor of SSgt. Apolinar who died on May 29, 2011, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Governor Brewer previously ordered the flags at all offices and facilities of the State of Arizona lowered June 1, 2011 from sunrise to sunset in honor of SSGT. Apolinar who died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to C Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.