Acting Governor Cruz Mourns Fallen Guam Solider

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Guam – Acting Governor Mike Cruz issued the following statement mouring the death U.S. Army Private First Class Jaysine Petree in Afghanistan. The 19 year old Yigo resident was killed by an IED Friday.

“Governor Camacho and I join the family, friends and the people of Guam in mourning the loss of U.S. Army Private First Class Jaysine Petree . We will forever be grateful for the sacrifice she paid on behalf of our freedom and liberty. She will always be remembered and honored in our hearts.

“I have declared a state of mourning and ordered all flags to be flown at half staff in her honor. I ask the people of Guam to pray for the Petree family as they mourn their great loss, and remember all the men and women who continue protect our great nation.”