Sacramento, California - On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, 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.

Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley, CA, died May 17, in Amman, Jordan, from a non-combat related injury. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Spc. Perkins was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

In memorial, Governor Brown ordered that flags be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol. Spc. Perkins' family will receive a letter of condolence from the Governor.