Service Set for Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags lowered Wednesday for a suburban Detroit soldier killed in an explosion in Afghanistan.
A memorial service is planned that day for 25-year-old 1st Lt. Todd Lambka of Fraser. He died Aug. 1 when an improvised explosive device detonated in Paktika province.
The Pentagon says Pvt. 1st Class Jesus Lopez, 22, of San Bernardino, Calif., also died.
The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens ( ) says a plane carrying Lambka's remains arrived Saturday at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, where it was met by members of his family.
A public visitation is 3-9 p.m. Tuesday and 1-9 p.m. Wednesday at Wasik Funeral Home in Macomb County's Shelby Township.
A memorial service is 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 20 miles north of Detroit. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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