Governor and First Lady Honor Spc. Garrett A. Fant


9-30-2011

SACRAMENTO Ė On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Garrett A. Fant, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

In memorial, Governor Brown ordered that flags be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol today. Spc. Fantís family will receive a letter of condolence from the Governor.

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Spc. Garrett A. Fant, 21, of American Canyon, CA, died September 26 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS. Fant was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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