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Service on Maui honors hero killed in combat


  • Kraig Vickers, 36, was one of 30 American service members killed when a military helicopter was shot down Aug. 6 in Afghanistan. At a service held Saturday at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku, Maui, Master Chief Petty Officer David Hall gave Nani Vickers the flag from her husband's casket.

  • Mourners passed Kraig Vickers' casket at Saturday's funeral. The 1992 Maui High School graduate was a Navy explosive ordnance disposal specialist attached to a Navy SEAL unit.

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