She says the family moved to Connecticut was Huynh was in eighth-grade. Her brother graduated from Watertown High School and also attended Naugatuck Valley Community College before enlisting the Navy in 2014. The family moved to Oklahoma a short time later.
Lan Huynh says her brother always “had the brightest smile.”
Connecticut’s governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff in Huynh’s honor.
Information from: WVIT-TV, http://www.nbcconnecticut.com