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Governor Beshear Recognizes Sacrifice of a Kentucky soldier

Wednesday, 02 12, 2014

Kerri Richardson
Terry Sebastian
502-564-2611

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear today recognized the sacrifice of a Kentucky soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, Pfc. Joshua A. Gray, 21, of Van Lear, Ky., died Feb. 10, in Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

The Governor will order that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of Pfc. Gray’s interment for which arrangements are still pending.

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

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