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Airman from Kailua touched others with 'beautiful soul'

More than 1,000 say their final farewells to Reid Nishizuka

By Michael Tsai

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 12, 2013

~~<p>In a final demonstration of the many people Air Force Capt. Reid Nishizuka touched in his abbreviated life, more than 1,000 packed the Central Union Church sanctuary Saturday night to pay their final respects to the fallen airman.</p>
<p>Nishizuka, 30, was killed on April 27 when the Air Force MC-12 Liberty aircraft he was piloting crashed near Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan. Three other airmen also died in the crash.</p>
~~

In a final demonstration of the many people Air Force Capt. Reid Nishizuka touched in his abbreviated life, more than 1,000 packed the Central Union Church sanctuary Saturday night to pay their final respects to the fallen airman.

Nishizuka, 30, was killed on April 27 when the Air Force MC-12 Liberty aircraft he was piloting crashed near Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan. Three other airmen also died in the crash. Login for more...



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