Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half staff on September 8th, in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Defense Department says Pfc.Partricia L. Horne of Greenwood, Mississippi died August 24th in Bagram, Afghanistan. The 20 year old soldier was assigned to the 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
September 8th Funeral services for Pfc. Horne will be held at Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Greenwood, Mississippi.