Comrades pay tribute to fallen Vinton soldier

(Source: Family)
(Source: Family)

Soldiers who served alongside Capt. Aaron Istre at 13th Sustainment Command headquarters paid their final respects in Kabul.

Istre's remains were flown back to the United States, but his combat boots were at the ceremony Thursday as a reminder.

Captain Istre's name was added to a wall of honor at the headquarters. The wall serves as a memorial to all those who have died in the Afghanistan conflict.

Funeral plans for Captain Istre are pending. His family said his remains should return to southwest Louisiana next Wednesday or Thursday.

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