Governor Corbett Orders Flags at Capitol Complex and in Bucks County to Fly at Half-Staff on Aug. 10 in Honor of Sgt. First Class Kenneth Elwell

Aug 04, 2011, 11:27 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Bucks County to fly at half-staff on Wednesday, Aug. 10 in honor of U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Elwell, of Northampton Township.

Elwell, 33, was one of two soldiers killed July 17 by a roadside bomb while on routine foot patrol in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

Elwell will be buried on Aug. 10 at Arlington National Cemetery.

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor