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Fallen Marine: Burial service at Arlington National Cemetery

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The last of three volleys are fired during funeral services for U.S. Marine Sgt. Lucas T. Pyeatt at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. on Monday, Feb. 28. Pyeatt, 24, of West Chester, Ohio, was killed Feb. 5th while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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Marine Corps Funeral Director Gunnery Sgt. William J. Dixon, right, delivers condolences to the Pyeatt family, from left, Cynthia Pyeatt, her husband Lon Pyeatt, and their daughter Emily Smalley, during funeral services for their son U.S. Marine Sgt.

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The horse drawn caisson goes to the grave site of U.S. Marine Sgt. Lucas T. Pyeatt during burial services at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. on Monday.

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Cynthia Pyeatt, bends down to kiss the casket of her son, U.S. Marine Sgt. Lucas T. Pyeatt, during funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. on Monday.

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