Capt. Tiffner, 31, of West Virginia, died
Nov. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was struck
by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st
Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell,
He is survived by his parents, Mr. &
Mrs. Timothy Tiffner, and four siblings.
Governor Ernie Fletcher has directed that
flags at all state office buildings remain at half-staff in honor
of Capt. Benjamin D. Tiffner. Flags will remain at half-staff
until sunset on the day of Capt. Tiffners funeral. He will
be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Date not yet determined.