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Flags ordered to half-staff to honor sacrifice
of Morehead man who died in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Daniel Fannin (Photo from WKYT)

Gov. Steve Beshear today recognized the sacrifice of a Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, 30, of Morehead, who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He ordered flags at all state office buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of Fannin’s interment, for which arrangements are pending.

According to the Department of Defense, Fannin died April 27 in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Staff Sgt. Fannin was assigned to the 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
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