Juan Miguel Mendez Covarrubias, 27

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Hanford when his body was brought home for burial. “I feel for the family and I also was stationed in Fort Hood and my son’s there,” Johnny Soto, a local resident, told The Sentinel. “People should be aware and give them the honors. Also to let the family know they’re not in vain and that we appreciate what they did.”

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