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Arlington Aggie Soldier to be Laid to Rest in Arlington

An Aggie soldier killed in Iraq will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

Specialist Christopher West of Arlington, Texas died Monday after he was hit with an IED while in combat the day before.

West graduated from Texas A&M in December 2007 with a marketing degree, and joined the Army in 2007, the fourth generation of his family to serve his country.

West is survived by his parents and two sisters. His services in Virginia will be February 20.

More on Spc. West can be found by clicking the link below.


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