ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Flags in Maryland are being flown at half-staff in honor of a Navy SEAL from Edgewater who died in Afghanistan and who will be buried at Arlington.

Flags are being flown at half-staff in honor of Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks.

The 28-year-old will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Wednesday.

Feeks died Aug. 16 in Afghanistan.

He was killed when a U.S. military helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents in southern Afghanistan.

He was among seven Americans and four Afghans killed in the crash.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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