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Slain Marine laid to rest in Missouri after procession – Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri 2021-09-17 08:47:38 –

NS. Thousands participated in a procession of Missouri Marines, one of the 13 soldiers killed in a suicide bombing at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan.

The Missouri Highway Patrol closed several interstate highways on Thursday as a Hearse carried by Corporal Marinelance’s casket. Private burial from Jared Schmitz to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Along the 31-mile (49.89 km) route, people lined up on elevated roads and roads to pay the final respect to Schmitz. Originally from Wentzville, he was 20 when he died last month.

Mark Schmitz told St. Louis Post-Dispatch Before His son was in a group of Marines sent back to Afghanistan to support evacuation efforts.

The bombing was blamed by the Afghan sect of the Islamic State group, both deadly enemies of the Taliban and the West.



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