Flags to be flown at half-staff Wednesday
Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down Wednesday in honor of Sgt. Patrick Hawkins. His funeral will be Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Hawkins enlisted in the Army after graduating from high school in Carlisle, Pa. Hawkins went on to become an Army Ranger. He is survived by his wife, Brittanie, Lansing, and his parents, Roy and Shelia of Carlisle. Hawkins was killed Oct. 6 while on patrol in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.