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Local Army reservist killed at Ft. Hood to be laid to rest at Fort Rosecrans

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A Serra Mesa Army Reserve who was killed during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas is scheduled to be laid to rest Saturday.

Capt. John Paul Gaffaney’s body returned home to San Diego Friday. He will be buried with full military honors at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

Capt. Gaffaney was at Fort Hood preparing to leave for Iraq to counsel troops.

Capt. Gaffaney was remembered as a soldier’s soldier who was passionate about serving his country and helping others.

The family of Capt. Gaffaney asks that instead of flowers, donations should be sent to his medical stress unit at Fort Hood.

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