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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 13, 2013, in honor of a Kentucky airman who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, 30, of Morehead, Ky., died April 27 in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.  Staff Sgt. Fannin was assigned to the 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.

Funeral services for Staff Sgt. Fannin will be held on May 13 at 10 a.m. Central time at Rose State College in Midwest City, Okla.  Interment will follow at 2 p.m. Central time at Fort Gibson Cemetery in Fort Gibson, Okla.  Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

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