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Flags ordered at half-staff to honor Navy SEAL who died in parachute accident

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Posted at 11:51 AM, Apr 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-04 12:51:32-04

A memorial service was held today for SEAL Team 6 member Brett Shadle.

He died after an accident at an Arizona training facility last week.

Governor McDonnell has ordered U.S. flags and Virginia flags to fly at half-staff today from sunrise to sunset in honor of Shadle.

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