Flags will be lowered to half staff at state office buildings in Kentucky Friday in honor of three fallen Fort Campbell soldiers.
Twenty-six year old Specialist Keith Grace of Texas, Sgt. Jamar Hicks of Arkansas and 26-year old Staff Sgt. Octavio Herrera of Idaho were killed August 11 when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire in Afghanistan.
All three men were assigned to the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. Funeral services are set for Friday in the soldiers' respective home states and Governor Steve Beshear is encouraging Kentucky residents to lower their own flags at their homes and businesses.