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Flags Ordered Lowered To Honor Fort Campbell Soldier Killed In Syria

Posted at 1:06 PM, Feb 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-17 13:06:51-05

(LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin has order a tribute for a Fort Campbell green beret who recently was killed in Syria.

Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan Farmer, who was 37, died Jan. 16 of injuries sustained in a suicide bombing.

U.S. and Kentucky flags will be flown at half-staff on Monday.

The honor will coincide with Farmer’s funeral services in Florida.