Crowds lined the roads as the body of Private Lamarol Tucker, killed in Afghanistan, was returned home.
Ara Tyler Deysie of Parker, Arizona, was 18. Edgar Nathaniel Roberts of Hinesville, Georgia, was 39. Boise, Idaho's Joseph Arthur Moore was 54.
They are just three of the more than 2,400 U.S. and coalition troops who have died in Afghanistan since the war began almost 10 years ago.
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