EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) — A Navy SEAL from Maryland who was killed when a U.S. military helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents in southern Afghanistan will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks of Edgewater was among seven Americans and four Afghans killed in the helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan on Aug. 16.
A viewing will be held for the 28-year-old Feeks at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home in Edgewater on Tuesday. A funeral service will be held at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Fort Myer Memorial Chapel near Arlington National Cemetery, where Feeks will be laid to rest.
Feeks is survived by his parents and wife.