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Columbus Mini-Park Being Dedicated To Fallen Soldier
Updated June 22, 2018 6:56 AM
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(COLUMBUS) - A new mini-park area in a southern Indiana community is being dedicated to the memory of a soldier who died following an attack in Afghanistan in 2017.

The Republic reports a ceremony to memorialize the life of 23-year-old Sgt. Jonathon M. Hunter at the newly completed green space in Columbus is scheduled for Saturday. He joined the Army in 2014 and was killed during a suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy near Kandahar.

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Mark Hunter and his son Sgt. Jonathon Hunter

His father Mark Hunter says several family members are expected to attend.

The site is one of two recently completed mini-park areas. The green space features a pedestrian-friendly walkway and engraved bricks. They include an inscription from the Columbus soldier's widow. The brick engraving from Whitney Hunter reads: "RIP, my love."

Information from The Republic, http://www.therepublic.com



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