Gov. Steve Beshear June 22 recognized the sacrifice of a Fort Knox soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. James W. Harvey II, 23, of Toms River, N.J., died June 20 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1stInfantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.