May 16, 2010

SLIDESHOW: 'Warrior of Warriors' honored at funeral

By Scott Monroe

WATERVILLE — Hundreds gathered at the Blessed Hope Advent Christian Church Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to Spc. Wade A. Slack, 21, killed May 6 in Afghanistan.

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Maine National Guard honor guard detail prepare to carry the casket with the remains of Army Spc. Wade Slack out of the Blessed Hope Advent Christian Church in Waterville at the conclusion of his funeral Sunday. Slack, 21, specialized in disarming explosives and died of wounds suffered May 6 in indirect fire in Jaghatu, Afghanistan.

Photo by Jason McKibben

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