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Flags Ordered to Half-staff on November 29th

FRANKFORT, KY - Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, November 29, 2010 in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, Spc. Justin E. Culbreth, 26, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died November 17 at Panjway district, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
Funeral services for Spc. Culbreth will be held on November 29 at 2 p.m. Central time at the Soldiers Chapel at Fort Campbell. Governor Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, November 29th and encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
Flag status information is available at www.governor.ky.gov/flagstatus.htm.
Information provided to iSurf News by Governor Steve Beshear’s Communications office.
Posted by Karen Orange - iSurf News


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