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Final salute: About 1,500 mourners gather for soldier's memorial service

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Mourners more numerous than available seats crowded Wednesday into the Farmington Civic Center to pay final tribute to U.S. Army Sgt. Troy Orion Tom. Tom, 21, of Beclabito, was killed Aug. 18 in Arghandab, Afghanistan. He posthumously was promoted to sergeant, Brig. Gen. Kurt Story told the nearly 1,500 friends, family members, community leaders and government officials who gathered for the memorial service.

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