Burial for West Point Grad Killed in Afghanistan

Monday, 07 Mar 2011 06:18 PM

 

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WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Family members have said goodbye to a 24-year-old Army officer during a ceremony at West Point, where he, his father and an older brother trained to become Army officers.

First Lt. Daren Hidalgo of Waukesha, Wis., died Feb. 20 in Afghanistan's Kandahar province after insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Hidalgo was a 2009 West Point graduate. His father graduated from West Point in 1981 and a brother graduated in 2006. Another brother is a captain in the Marines.

A graveside service was held Monday afternoon at West Point under clear, cold skies.

Hidalgo was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany.

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