SACRAMENTO – On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Tech. Sgt. Anthony E. Salazar, 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. Tech. Sgt. Salazar’s family will receive a letter of condolence from the Governor.
Tech. Sgt. Anthony E. Salazar, 40, of Hermosa Beach, CA, died April 13 at an air base in southwest Asia in a non-combat related incident that is under investigation. He was assigned to the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron, 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group, U.S. Air Forces Central Command. Tech. Sgt. Salazar was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.