Serviceman killed in Iraq attack is returned to Oklahoma

 

March 27, 2020



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The body of an Oklahoma serviceman killed in a rocket attack on a U.S. base in Iraq has been returned to his home state, welcomed by a small collection of mourners whose gathering was restricted by efforts to contain the coronavirus.

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt joined the family of the late Air National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Marshal D. Roberts at a transfer ceremony Wednesday at the Tulsa Air National Guard Base, the Tulsa World reported.

Roberts, 28, was one of two American servicemen killed on March 11 in a rocket attack at Camp Taji in Iraq. Roberts had been station...



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