Army Capt. Andrew Ross' Military Honors Funeral

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Army Capt. Andrew Ross' Military Honors Funeral

Post by Patriots » January 8th, 2019, 6:51 pm

Army Capt. Andrew Ross' Military Honors Funeral


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January 8, 2019 - Heartfelt, moving scenes of fallen U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Ross military honors funeral in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

Top Left - The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (Old Guard) Caisson Platoon helps conduct military funeral honors with funeral escort for U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Ross.

Top Right - The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (Old Guard) firing party fires 3-rifle volleys as part of military funeral honors for U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Ross.

Bottom Left - U.S. Army Chaplain (Maj.) Matthew Whitehead blesses the U.S. Flag as it is being folded by the Honor Guard with the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (Old Guard) during the military funeral honors for U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Ross

Bottom Right - U.S. Army Capt. Michael Tovo presenting the folded U.S. flag to Capt. Andrew Ross' wife, Felicia Ross, that covered his casket.

Capt. Ross, along with U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Eric Emond and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, died November 27, 2018 from injuries sustained when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Andar, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. The airman was assigned to the 26th Special Tactics Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico. At the time, all three service members were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.