Navy Seal Patrick Feeks of Edgewater, Md., who was killed in Afghanistan, honored by crowds in hometown tribute

7:41 PM, Sep 3, 2012   |    comments
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EDGEWATER, Md. (WUSA) - It was an emotional day in Edgewater Maryland, as the body of a Navy Seal killed in Afghanistan returned home.

People lined Route 2,  South of Annapolis to honor Naval Special Warfare Officer-- First Class Patrick Feeks and to support his family.

Feeks was killed when a U.S. military helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents in southern Afghanistan. He will be buried Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks of Edgewater was among seven Americans and four Afghans killed in the helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan on Aug. 16.

Feeks is survived by his parents and wife.

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