Visitations services are being held Monday for an Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan.
Staff Sergeant Steven Blass of Estherville died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Afghanistan earlier this month.
A visitation for Blass is Monday at the Estherville High School Gym. His funeral is being held there Tuesday.
Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday in his honor.
Sergeant Blass is survived by his wife and the 16-month-old son.
He was 27-years-old.