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Pfc. Cody Patterson's body returned
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Pfc. Cody Patterson's body returned
From left, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Army Secretary John McHugh, Army Lt. Gen. Robert B. Abrams, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and other officials walk on the airfield at Dover Air Force Base, Del. before watching the remains of Pfc. Cody J. Patterson, not pictured, get carried off a military plane Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. According to the Department of Defense, Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., died Oct. 6, 2013 in Zhari district, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)