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Gov. Bevin Recognizes Sacrifice of Fort Campbell Soldier

Media Contact: Nicole Burton
502-564-2611
Nicole.Burton@ky.gov

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 18, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today recognized the sacrifice of a Fort Campbell soldier, Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida.

Chief Warrant Officer Farmer was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He died Jan. 16, 2019, in Manbij, Syria, as a result of wounds sustained from a suicide improvised explosive device.

Service arrangements are not yet complete. Gov. Bevin will order flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Farmer on the date of interment, and encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
 
For more information regarding Chief Warrant Officer Farmer, media may contact Lt. Col. Loren Bymer, U.S. Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs, at 910-432-3383 or loren.bymer@socom.mil.

Flag status information is available at http://governor.ky.gov/flag-status.

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