WKU Public Radio News Staff
Wed April 25, 2012
Flags at Half Staff Today in Honor of Kentucky Marine
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be flown at half-staff today, in honor of a Kentucky Marine who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
The U-S Defense Department says Cpl. Aaron M. Faust of Louisivlle died April 15th while supporting combat operations in Helmand province,Afghanistan. The 22 year old Marine was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Funeral services for Cpl. Faust will be held today at 10am, Eastern time, at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Louisville