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Farewell to a Leavenworth soldier

The Leavenworth-Lansing area lost its first soldier in the Iraq War on Oct. 17, when Cpl. David Unger was killed in Baghdad. On Oct. 27, hundreds turned out for the 20-year-old Leavenworth native's funeral and burial at Fort Leavenworth.

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A horse-drawn hearse carrying Cpl. David Unger, above photo, leads a procession to Fort Leavenworth ...

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Laura Unger watches as her husband's casket is loaded onto a horse-drawn hearse.

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A Fort Leavenworth honor guard carries the casket of Cpl. David Unger, who was killed ...

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A group that gathered at Fort Leavenworth pays its respects to Cpl. David Unger.

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Hundreds of people, including this man, lined the route leading to Fort Leavenworth's main chapel ...

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Laura Unger sits near her husband's casket during burial services for Cpl. David Unger.

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Laura Unger, widow of Cpl. David Hunger, accepts the flag that draped her husband's coffin ...

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Soldiers fire a salute at burial services for Cpl. David Unger.

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David Unger, 1984-2006

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