Family members watch receive the casket of Army Staff Sgt. Clayton Bowen, 29, after arrival in San Antonio, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009. Bowen was killed in action Aug. 18 after he was struck by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. Bowen, 29, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Family members watch receive the casket of Army Staff Sgt. Clayton Bowen, 29, after arrival in San Antonio, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009. Bowen was killed in action Aug. 18 after he was struck by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. Bowen, 29, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Associated Press
Family members watch receive the casket of Army Staff Sgt. Clayton Bowen, 29, after arrival in San Antonio, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009. Bowen was killed in action Aug. 18 after he was struck by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. Bowen, 29, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Associated Press

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