Governor and First Lady Honor 2nd Lt. Travis A. Morgado
SACRAMENTO – On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor 2nd Lt. Travis A. Morgado, 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. 2nd Lt. Morgado's family will receive a letter of condolence from the Governor.
2nd Lt. Travis A. Morgado, 25, of San Jose, CA, died May 23, in Zharay, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his patrol with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. He was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.