AUGUSTA — Flag are lowered to half-staff as a Maine National Guard helicopter crew chief is laid to rest.

Staff Sgt. Jessica Wing was on her third deployment when she died in what the military described as a noncombat incident in Kuwait. The incident remains under investigation.

The funeral for the 42-year-old Wing, of Glenburn, is set for Saturday at the Augusta Armory, followed by burial at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta.

Wing served 11 years in the Army before joining Maine National Guard, serving eight years. She was assigned to the First Battalion, 126th Aviation Medevac Company out of Bangor.


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