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Honoring Sgt. Andy Eckert

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Left to right Marlee Eckert, 10, Tiffany Eckert, Myles Eckert, 9, and Lt. Col. Frank Dailey during a ceremony for Sgt. Andy Eckert.

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Left to right Kentuckyana Jones, from A&E television, and Tiffany Eckert comfort Marlee Eckert, 10.

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Shovels used by the Eckerts during a ceremony for Sgt. Andy Eckert.

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Myles Eckert, 9, shovels dirt from his father Sgt. Andy Eckert's grave into a vessel held by Mary Robinson of the Patriot Soil Project as Lt. Col. Frank Dailey, in back, looks on.

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Scott Fish, lead singer of the band The Distant Cousinz, performs a song he wrote called "Marlee's Freedom" for Sgt. Andy Eckert's daughter Marlee.

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Left to right SFO Stesha Slates, Gary Robinson of The Patriot Soil Project, Sgt. Jeremy Langham, Marlee Eckert, 10, Tiffany Eckert, Myles Eckert, 9, and Lt. Col. Frank Dailey during a moment of silence for Sgt. Andy Eckert.

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Myles Eckert, 9, leans on his father Andy Eckert's tombstone.

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Myles Eckert, 9, replaces a cross on his father Andy Eckert's tombstone.

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Left to right SFO Stesha Slates, Gary Robinson of The Patriot Soil Project, and Sgt. Jeremy Langham.

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Kentuckyana Jones, from A&E television, presents American flags to Marlee Eckert, 10, Myles Eckert, 9, and Tiffany Eckert, as Sgt. Jeremy Langham, left, and Lt. Col. Frank Dailey, right, look on.

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