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

 

Related Articles

  • V Corps Signal Soldiers train to 'own the night'. Howard, Michael // Army Communicator;Summer2005, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p32 

    The article discusses the driving with night vision goggles (NVG) training for Soldiers of V Corps' 578th Signal Company as part of a two-week team certification program to ensure that these solders are qualified to do their jobs when they deploy. Soldiers are said to find the exercise as one of...

  • policy defense. Herb, Jeremy // Hill;7/23/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 93, p14 

    The article offers U.S. military news brief as of July 23, 2012 including participation of uniformed military personnel in gay-pride parade in San Diego, California, passing of an Omnibus veteran affairs bill by the U.S. senate to maintain the sacredness of military funerals and Dubai police...

  • BODY OF KENYAN-BORN U.S. SOLDIER LAID TO REST.  // New York Amsterdam News;8/18/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 34, p2 

    The article reports that Lance Corporal Kevin Waruinge, the 22-year-old Kenyan-born U.S. Marine killed in Iraq, received a military funeral at his home city of Tampa, Florida. Waruinge, who joined the Marines in 2001, was buried at Florida National Cemetery. A requiem mass was held last week for...

  • Pet cremation site is burning controversy.  // Funeral Monitor;6/2/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p6 

    The article reports on the controversy that the remains of U.S. service members are being cremated in a pet crematorium. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates ordered a probe of the handling of the remains of U.S. soldiers after an army officer complained that a comrade will be cremated in a pet...

  • The Harley Honor Guard. Van Biema, David; Bennett, Brian; Healy, Rita; Kettmann, Matt // Time;5/8/2006, Vol. 167 Issue 19, p35 

    The article focuses on the Patriot Guard Riders, who attend services for U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq. A spontaneous mass movement, these motorcyclists are becoming a symbol of respect for the military dead. The group formed in response to fanatic fundamentalist Reverend Fred Phelps of Kansas,...

  • Not the Way to Handle the Remains of our Fallen Troops. DE WIND, DORIAN // Moderate Voice;12/8/2011, p10 

    The article focuses on issues concerning the policy implemented by the U.S. Defense Department which allows media coverage of the military funerals of soldiers who died in foreign battlefields. Many organizations and individuals raised concerns about the impact of media access and publicity on...

  • Soldiers are relevant to our mission. Rucynski, John E. // Army Reserve Magazine;Summer97, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p2 

    Focuses on the importance to soldiers to the mission of the American Army. Information on the Army Reserve; Need to retrain soldiers; Information on the Moral Compass.

  • Top maintainers. Starnes, E.C. // Army Reserve Magazine;Summer97, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p27 

    Presents the names of the recipients of the Fiscal Year 1996 Army Chief of Staff's Army Award for Maintenance Excellence. Details on the program.

  • Untitled.  // Grand Saline Sun (TX);1/10/2008, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p7 

    A photograph which highlights the Welcome Home American Hero party in Texas for the soldiers who were designated in Iraq including Dennis Fisher is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics