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Crowds Line Streets for First Gulf War Casualty


Capt. Speicher's remains were found 18 years after his jet was shot down

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Navy pilot Scott Speicher, the long-missing first casualty of the first Gulf War, was finally laid to rest Friday in his adopted hometown as thousands of people lined the streets to watch a funeral procession pass his school, church and former military base.

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