Gov. Steve Beshear ordered flags to half-staff July 8 to honor a La Grange soldier killed in Afghanistan.
Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher Chapleau, 33, an infantryman stationed at Fort Campbell, died June 30 at Forward Operating Base Blassing of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, which was deployed to Afghanistan earlier this year.
His death marked the 21st soldier from the 101st Airborne killed in Afghanistan in June.