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Flags Ordered to Half-staff on November 22

FRANKFORT, KY – Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, Spc. Michael L. Stansbery, 21, of Mount Juliet, Tenn., died July 30 near Kandahar, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
Funeral services for Spc. Stansbery will be held on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. Eastern time at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. Gov. Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on November 22nd and encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
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Information provided to iSurf News by the Communications Office of Governor Steve Beshear.
Posted by Karen Orange - iSurf News


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