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Local family welcomes home fallen soldier one last time
KGTV.com ^ | 30MAY14 | Kandiss Crone

Posted on 05/31/2014 1:44:02 PM PDT by South40

EL CAJON, Calif. - Family members gathered Friday as the body of a local soldier killed while serving in Jordan returned home.

Hugs comforted distraught family members as they waited at Gillespie Field for the jet carrying 19-year-old Army Spc. Adrian Perkins to arrive.

Members of the Patriot Guard held American flags as the fallen hero was escorted onto the field.

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Perkins was overseas in Jordan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and military officials would only say he died May 17 from a non-combat related shooting on a military base.

(Excerpt) Read more at 10news.com ...


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How can a US soldier be murdered on a Jordanian military base and it not make national news? Where is the national media? Any comment from the SoS?


1 posted on 05/31/2014 1:44:02 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

Some good news to go with the bad.

I’m hearing on twitter that Bowe Bergdahl has been released in Afghanistan.


2 posted on 05/31/2014 1:50:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: South40

The circumstances about the soldier’s death are suspicious, but the Patriot Guard are a MAGNIFICENT group of individuals ....


3 posted on 05/31/2014 1:51:07 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: cripplecreek

Bowe Bergdahl has been released. And that is great news.


4 posted on 05/31/2014 1:52:36 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: South40

Held since 2009.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-05-31/bowe-bergdahl-last-u-dot-s-dot-prisoner-of-afghanistan-war-released


5 posted on 05/31/2014 1:53:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: South40

Much too young.


6 posted on 05/31/2014 3:25:51 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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