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|Anaheim Mayor Offers Statement to Honor Fallen Soldier Marc Arizmendez|
ANAHEIM, CA - (July 16, 2010) - City of Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle issued the following statement to honor Anaheim resident and fallen soldier Staff Sgt. Marc Arizmendez:
"Honor, bravery and love for family and country are the attributes for which Marc Arizmendez will be most remembered," said City of Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle. "The City of Anaheim joins in remembrance of him, as his life is celebrated tomorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends."
A memorial for Arizmendez is set for 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 17 at St. Boniface Church (120 N. Janss St.) He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
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