Gov. Bevin orders flags at half-staff for Kentucky soldier killed in Iraq

Updated: May. 2, 2019 at 3:38 PM CDT
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FRANKFORT, KY (KFVS) - Governor Matt Bevin ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 6.

This is in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Iraq while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

According to the Department of Defense, Spc. Ryan Dennis Orin Riley, 22, of Richmond, Ky., died on April 20 in Ninawa Province, Iraq in a non-combat-related incident.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Services for Spc. Riley will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, May 6 at Richmond Church of Christ, 1500 Lancaster Road. Burial will follow with full military honors at Madison County Memorial Gardens, 210 West Rice Lane.

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