The Oklahoman

Vigil held in Massachuse­tts for US Marine killed in Afghanista­n


LAWRENCE, Mass. – A U.S. Marine who was among 13 killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanista­n was honored Tuesday night in her hometown. Officials in Lawrence, Massachuse­tts, held a vigil with Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo's family at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Rosario, 25, died in the Aug. 26 bombing at the Kabul airport, where people were being evacuated amid the Taliban takeover of Afghanista­n. Rosario served with the Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expedition­ary Brigade.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from United States