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Flags at half-staff to honor Visalia Marine

Friday, June 24, 2011

A Valley Marine who just died on the front lines in Afghanistan is being honored Friday.

Governor Brown ordered all flags to fly at half-staff for 22-year-old Visalia native Lance Corporal Jared C. Verbeek. Verbeek died Tuesday during combat operation in Afghanistan.

Verbeek is survived by a wife and small boy.

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afghanistan war, visalia, tulare county, united states marine corps, local
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