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Governor Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff on Oct. 30

Monday, 10 29, 2012

Kerri Richardson
Terry Sebastian
502-564-2611

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in honor of a Ft. Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, Pfc. Shane G. Wilson, 20, of Kuna, Idaho, died Oct. 18, in Khost, Afghanistan. Wilson was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Funeral services for Pfc. Wilson will be held on Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. Mountain time at Ten Mile Christian Church in Meridian, Idaho. Burial services will follow at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in Boise, Idaho. Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

Flag status information is available at http://governor.ky.gov/Pages/flagstatus.aspx.

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