TRENTON, NJ (CBS) – Gov. Christie has ordered all New Jersey State buildings to fly their flags at half-staff on Friday, Nov. 9th in order to honor the service and sacrifice of a fallen serviceman.

United States Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew G. Kantor, of Gillette, was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Kantor graduated from Watchung Hills High School in 2008 and enlisted in 2009.