In remembrance and honor of Sgt. Brandon Silk, Governor John E. Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday, July 2, 2010.
Sgt. Silk, died June 21, while serving in Afghanistan. He was with the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Sgt. Silk’s family lives in Orono.
The funeral service for Sgt. Silk is planned for Friday, July 2, at United Baptist Church, in Old Town.