Regional Headlines
12:20 am
Tue December 30, 2008

Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

Paktika, Afghanistan – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear today recognized the sacrifice of a Fort Campbell soldier who died last week in Afghanistan. Corporal Charles Gaffney Jr. of Phoenix, Arizona died when his combat post received enemy rocket fire. The Governor will order flags to half-staff on the day of Gaffney's funeral. Arrangements are pending.