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Kentucky solider Michael C. Cable dies when unit attacked by enemy forces in Afghanistan

A Kentucky soldier has died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. Michael C. Cable, 26, of Philpot in Daviess County, died March 27, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by enemy forces in Shinwar District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell.

The Gov. Steve Beshear will order that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of Sgt. Cable’s interment, for which arrangements are still pending.

From Office of the Governor.

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