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Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff on Jan. 16

flags 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/15/14) – Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in honor of a Fort Knox soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. 1st Class William K. Lacey, 38, of Laurel, Fla., died Jan. 4, 2014, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the enemy attacked his unit with rocket propelled grenades.  He was assigned to the 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.
 
Funeral services for Sgt. 1st Class Lacey will be held on Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. Eastern time at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home in Crestview, Fla.  Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Laurel Hill, Fla. 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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