Gov. Joe Manchin has ordered all flags to be lowered to half staff in memory of a Kanawha County soldier.

United States Army Special Forces Capt. Benjamin David Tiffner, 31, died Wednesday, November 7, from injuries suffered during combat operations while conducting a ground convoy in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq.

During Tiffner's childhood, he lived in Kanawha and Clay counties.

He was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces (Airborne).