Gov. Tom Corbett on Thursday ordered the Aug. 10 tribute for Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Elwell of Northampton Township in Bucks County. He is scheduled be buried that day in Arlington National Cemetery.
The 33-year-old Elwell was one of two soldiers killed July 17 by a roadside bomb while on foot patrol in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.
He joined the Army in 1997 and had previously been deployed to Iraq and Bosnia.