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A hero's farewell

By Steve Herring And Kenneth Fine
Published in News on January 26, 2010 1:46 PM

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Brothers Colby Phillip, 7, left, and Dylan Phillip, 6, wave their flags as they await the start of Monday's funeral procession for Tech. Sgt. Adam Ginett.

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News-Argus/MITCH LOEBER

Members of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Honor Guard transfer the casket of Tech. Sgt. Adam Ginett Monday afternoon. Ginnet, of Knightdale, died Jan. 19 near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

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The family of Tech. Sgt. Adam Ginett, from right, James Kazakavage, Christina Kazakavage and James Haslam, watches the dignified transfer of the airman's remains Monday afternoon at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

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News-Argus/MITCH LOEBER

Local motorcyclists escorted the hearse bearing the remains of Tech Sgt. Ginett as it headed to the highway to travel to services in Knightdale.

Dylan and Colby Phillip had a hard time standing still as they waited along Berkeley Boulevard, just outside the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base gates, with American flags in hand. They are, after all, only 6 and 7 years old....

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