Governor Bevin Recognizes Fallen Fort Campbell Soldiers

On Monday, June 12, Governor Matt Bevin recognized the sacrifice of three Fort Campbell soldiers—Sgt. Eric Houck, 25, of Baltimore; Sgt. William Bays, 29, of Barstow; and Corporal Dillon Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville—who died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. According to the Department of Defense, the Fort Campbell soldiers died on June 10 in Peka Valley, Nangahar Province, Afghanistan, of gunshot wounds sustained there. The incident is under investigation. Governor Bevin will order flags lowered to half-staff in honor of the fallen soldiers on the date of interment and encourages others to join in the tribute. Service arrangements are currently incomplete.

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