Services for a Kentucky soldier killed in Pakistan while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom will be held in Louisa Wednesday.
Sgt. First Class Matthew S. Sluss-Tiller, 35, of Catlettsburg, and two other soldiers died Feb. 3 of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device in Timagara, Pakistan, the U.S. Department of Defense said.
Sluss-Tiller had been assigned to the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) out of Fort Bragg, N.C.
Funeral services will be held at Burnaugh Baptist Church in Louisa, according to the governor's office. Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered that flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff Wednesday in Sluss-Tiller's honor.