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Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-staff Mon 5 Dec 2016 in Honor of Fort Campbell Soldiers who died in Operation Inherent Resolve

By Nicole Burton

FRANKFORT, KY (2 Dec 2016) - Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff Monday, December 5, 2016, in honor of Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe and Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, Fort Campbell soldiers who died while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Services for Staff Sgt. McEnroe, who died November 4, 2016, will be at 9amET Monday, December 5, 2016, at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Services for Staff Sgt. Moriarty, who died November 4, 2016 will be at noon Monday, December 5, 2016, at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

According to the Department of Defense, Staff Sgt. McEnroe and Staff Sgt. Moriarty died in Jafr, Jordan, of wounds sustained when their convoy came under fire while entering a Jordanian military base. They were assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Gov. Bevin encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute of lowering the flag in honor of Staff Sgt. McEnroe and Staff Sgt. Moriarty.

Flag status information is available at Governor.KY.Gov/office/pages/flagstatus.aspx.

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