TITLE

Taking a Comrade Home

AUTHOR(S)
Eschenburg, Shane
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the return of the body of U.S. Army Private First Class Lena Karungi, who was killed in a train accident, to her hometown in Uganda for burial. Karungi was born in Uganda and moved to Massachusetts as a teenager. The U.S. Army V Corps assembled the six-member burial detail, as well as chaplain and bugler. The family of Karungi was presented with mementos including an American flag.
ACCESSION #
25063288

 

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