Memorial Service set for Maui native killed in Afghanistan

Kraig Vickers
Kraig Vickers

Maui (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Memorial service for Kraig Vickers is set.

Vickers, 36, was one the 30 American service members killed when a military helicopter was shot down Aug. 6, 2011, in Afghanistan.

Services will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Castle Theater.

Visitation is from 8 to 10 a.m. Services begin at 10 a.m., with burial to follow at 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his wife and children at

Born on Oahu, Vickers grew up on Maui where he attended Maui High School was a star high school football player and wrestler.

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