Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Hawthorne Soldier

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Sgt. Eduviges G.Wolf of Hawthorne: “Sergeant Eduviges Wolf bravely fought to defend our country overseas. Her honorable service to our country will forever be remembered with great respect. Maria and I send our prayers and sympathies to all of Wolf’s loved ones in this time of mourning.”

Wolf, 24, died October 25 as a result of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her vehicle with a rocket propelled grenade in Kunar province, Afghanistan. Wolf was assigned to the 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, Fort Carson, CO.

In honor of Sgt. Wolf, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.

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