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New London Serviceman Killed In Afghanistan

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(Credit:  Uyri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

(Credit: Uyri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Connecticut service member has been killed in Afghanistan.  Governor Malloy ordered U.S. and state flags to fly at half staff in honor of Sergeant Ari Cullers,  killed when a rocket-propelled grenade hit a bulldozer he was repairing in Kandahar province.

Sergeant Cullers,  who was 28,  grew up in New London.  He was a member of the Army Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team,  stationed in Fort Drum, New York.

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