Why flags will be at half staff: Monday, April 20

Flags in Southborough and across the state will be flying at half staff on Monday, April 20th in honor of a Massachusetts soldier killed in Afghanistan on April 8, 2015.

United States Army Corporal John Michael Dawson of Whitinsville was Killed In Action while on an escort mission. He was 22 years old.

You can read more in a profile by the Boston Globe here.

(photo from Susan Fitzgerald)

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