Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg.
CALVERTON, N.Y. – Members of the New York Army National Guard Military Forces Honor Guard render final honors to Sgt. Jonathan Keller at Calverton National Cemetery Feb. 2. Keller, a Citizen Soldier from Wading River, N.Y., had served in the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment and received full military honors during his funeral service. Dozens of fellow Soldiers, including his battalion commander, brigade deputy commander and division commander attended the funeral mass and service. Keller died Jan. 24 while recuperating at the Army’s Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Bragg, N.C. following combat service and wounds received earlier in Afghanistan in April 2008.
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Times union -- Fri, 24 May 2013
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