Flags To Be Flown At Half Staff For Stephen New Saturday

Flags To Be Flown At Half Staff For Stephen New Saturday

Family and friends will soon say their final good-byes to a Bartlett soldier who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com) - Family and friends will soon say their final good-byes to a Bartlett soldier who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Staff sergeant Steven New's funeral will be held tomorrow at Faith Baptist Church in Bartlett.

Visitation is at 11 am, the funeral will follow at two.

New was shot during an attack on his unit in Afghanistan July 28th.

The 29 year old was a green beret and a special forces medic.

His body arrived at the Millington regional jetport Wednesday.

New graduated from Bolton High School in 2003.

The governor has ordered flags over the state capitol and all state office buildings to be flown at half-staff in honor of the hero tomorrow.
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