Indiana governor orders flags at half-staff to honor soldier

Indiana governor orders flags at half-staff to honor soldier
Sgt. 1st Class Mark Boner (Source: Indiana National Guard)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has ordered flags in parts of the state to be flown at half-staff on Monday in order to honor an Indiana National Guardsman.

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Sergeant 1st Class Mark Boner of Fort Wayne, Indiana died at Fort Hood, Texas last weekend.

The 43-year-old served in Iraq and received several awards for his service throughout the years. He was also a father and grandfather.

Boner will be laid to rest on Monday, and out of respect, the governor has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset in Allen County, Indiana.

Boner's cause of death has not been revealed.

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