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9 years 10 months 1 week ago November 13, 2006 Nov 13, 2006 Monday, November 13 2006 Monday, November 13, 2006 5:30:27 PM CST in News

Fellow marines saluted Second Lieutenant Mark Gelina. He died while on a combat mission in Iraq.

A 21-gun salute honored Gelina. Later, friends and family paid their respects. The Patriot Guard Riders led the funeral procession and flags flew at half-staff.

Services were held at the Missouri National Armory in Moberly. Later, a burial ceremony took place at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Jacksonville.

Gelina enlisted in the marines in 1996 and was a 2005 graduate of MU.

Watch komu on Tuesday to see an interview with Gelina's family.

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