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Flags Ordered to Half-staff on Wednesday November 17th

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY – Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, Staff Sgt. Adam L. Dickmyer, 26, of Winston Salem, N.C., died October 28 near Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
Funeral services for Staff Sgt. Dickmyer will be held on November 17, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday and encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
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Information provided to iSurf News by Governor Steve Beshear’s Communications Office.
Posted by Karen Orange - iSurf News


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