Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Fallen Fort Campbell Soldier

Jun 19, 2017

Credit Courtesy of the 101st Airborne Division via the Fort Campbell Courier

Governor Matt Bevin has ordered flags at all state office buildings lowered to half-staff tomorrow on Tuesday, June 20 in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died in Afghanistan earlier this month.

According to the Department of Defense, 25-year old Sergeant Eric Houck died of gunshot wounds sustained while supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan. Services for Houck is Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville.

The services for Sergeant Will Bays and Corporal Dillon Baldridge, the two other Fort Campbell soldiers who were killed, have not yet be announced.