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Remains of Maui servicemember killed in Afghanistan return home

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Fellow seamen carry Vickers' casket out of the cargo plane. Fellow seamen carry Vickers' casket out of the cargo plane.
Honolulu Police Department officers pay their respects to the American seaman. Honolulu Police Department officers pay their respects to the American seaman.

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The body of a Maui native killed in Afghanistan returned home Wednesday.

Kraig Vickers was one of 30 American servicemembers killed on Aug. 6.

The 36-year-old bomb disposal specialist was attached to a Navy Seal team.

Their helicopter was shot down by insurgents.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center's Castle Theater.

The service is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m..

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