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Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff Saturday
Updated August 24, 2017 7:18 PM
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags in Bartholomew County to be flown at half-staff in honor of U.S. Army Sergeant Jonathon Michael Hunter who was killed in action while serving his country in Afghanistan.

Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of his funeral, Saturday, August 26, 2017.

Gov. Holcomb also asks businesses and residents in Bartholomew County to lower their flags to half-staff on Saturday to honor Sgt. Hunter's courageous service and dedication to duty.

Hunter and 25-year-old Spec. Christopher Harris of Jackson Springs, North Carolina, were killed during an Aug. 2 attack on a NATO convoy. Both were with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Hunter's funeral is set for Saturday at Columbus East High School.

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