Taking a Comrade Home

Eschenburg, Shane
May 2007
Soldiers;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p22
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.


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