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Remains of Oklahoma soldier missing from Korean War return


February 16, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The remains of a U.S. soldier from Oklahoma City were returned to his home state nearly 70 years after he was taken prisoner during the Korean War.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Bensinger Jr.'s remains arrived Wednesday in a flag-draped coffin at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City.

Funeral services with full military honors will be Friday at Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City, according to Bensinger's son, Gary Clayton of El Reno.

Clayton said he was 2 years old when his father was sent to Korea and th...

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