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1:58 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

Coming Home

Tulsa, OK – Okmulgee soldier's remains to be returned to Okla.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The remains of an Oklahoma National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan are being returned to his family.

A ceremony will be held Friday at the Tulsa Air National Guard Base for the return of Pfc. Tony Potter, Jr., of Okmulgee.

The 20-year-old was among three Oklahoma National Guard soldiers killed Sept. 9 when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire.

An Okmulgee High School graduate, Potter's wife was pregnant with the couple's first child.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.