NEW YORK – A U.S. Marine killed in a bombing in Afghanistan will likely be honored by mourners from throughout the nation at his funeral in New York Metropolis the place he was additionally a embellished firefighter .
The casket of Marine Corps Workers Sgt. Christopher Slutman is to go away a Bronx funeral house atop a hearth engine caisson Friday morning for St. Thomas Church on Fifth Avenue.
The 43-year-old father of three younger daughters died on April Eight close to Bagram Airfield U.S navy base. Two different members of Slutman’s Massachusetts-based Marine Reserve unit additionally have been killed.
A 15-year FDNY veteran, Slutman was with Ladder 27 within the Bronx. He acquired a medal for bravery after rescuing a lady from a burning residence.
A local of Newark, Delaware, Slutman additionally had been a firefighter in Maryland.