Church Plans Memorial Service For Fallen Soldier

Knoxville (WVLT) – A local church is planning to hold a memorial service for a Knoxville solider killed in Iraq last month.

Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church says it will hold a memorial service for PFC Michael Rodriguez on Friday, April 11th at 6:00 p.m.

PFC Rodriguez was a member 82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers killed in a suicide truck bombing in Iraq.

He had been in Iraq since August, and had been engaged since January.

Plans for Rodriguez's burial are not being released.


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