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Kentucky governor orders flags half staff in honor of fallen soldier

FRANKFORT, Kentucky (FOX19) - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has ordered that all flags at state offices buildings be lowered to half staff on Saturday, December 11 to honor a soldier who died in Afghanistan.

According to Department of Defense, Private First Class Austin G. Staggs, 19, of Senoia, Georgia, was killed November 29 in Nangar province, Afghanistan. He was killed from wounds get received when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

Funeral services for PFC. Staggs will be held on Dec. 11 at 10 am at the First Baptist Church in Weatherford, Texas.

Governor Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

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