Sgt. Kirk Remembered 

Flags will be at half staff Tuesday in remembrance of a soldier from Maine, who will be laid to rest that day.30-year-old Army sgt. Joshua Kirk was among eight service members killed in an attack that’s being called the deadliest assault against U.S. forces in more than a year.Kirk was born in Thomaston, but moved to Idaho at a young age.He returned to Maine and received his G.E.D. from Camden Hills Regional High School.Kirk’s funeral will be held Tuesday in Exeter, New Hampshire.