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(NECN/WTNH: Waterford, Conn.) - Flags in Connecticut were flying at half staff Thursday in honor of a National Guardsman killed in Afghanistan.
Staff Sgt. Edwin Rivera, 28, of Waterford died Tuesday night after being shot May 20th in Afghanistan's Laghman Province.
Rivera was a member of the 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment -- one of two Connecticut National Guard units deployed in the region in late 2009.
Video courtesy of WTNH. Material from The Associated Press used in this report.