Flags ordered at half-staff on Saturday honoring Ky. serviceman

Updated: Oct. 4, 2019 at 4:17 PM CDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KFVS) - Flags at all Kentucky state office buildings will be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, October 5 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman.

World War II Navy Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Ulis C. Steely, 25, of Corbin, Kentucky, was officially accounted for on Oct. 15, 2018, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.

Steely was assigned to the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 when the ship was attacked.

A total of 429 crewmen died in the Japanese attack.

He will be buried on Saturday, Oct. 5 in his hometown of Corbin.

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