military baysoreFRANKFORT, KY (10/14/13) – Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
According to the Department of Defense, Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Baysore, Jr., 31, of Milton, Pa., died Sept. 26, in Paktya Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire during combat operations. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
 
Funeral services for Staff Sgt. Baysore will be held on Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. Eastern time at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
 
Flag status information is available at http://governor.ky.gov/Pages/flagstatus.aspx.
 
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