Procession, funeral held for New Yorkers killed in Iraq

NEW YORK (AP) — A native son of Carmel, Indiana, who served with New York City’s fire department and died in Iraq received a send-off punctuated by crisp military precision, appreciation and moments of joy.

Capt. Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis was celebrated at New York University by Mayor Bill de Blasio, fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro and many others after a solemn ceremony in nearby Washington Square Park on Thursday.

On Long Island, a funeral was held for Staff Sgt. Dashan Briggs,...

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