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Funeral Procession for N. Texas Soldier



    A procession for a North Texas soldier who died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom is under way in McKinney.  You can watch the procession in the video stream above.

    Pfc. Cody A. Board, 19, of McKinney, died Oct. 4 at Mirwais, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

    Board's Facebook page immediately turned into an online memorial as news of his death began to circulate among his friends. His brother, Aaron, a senior at McKinney North High School posted the following about his brother.

    "I've watched the news clip at least 10 times now. I still can't believe it. You are and always have been my hero, my inspiration. I just don't even know what to sayy. I know that you will be guardian angel. The thing that you always tried to do. I've got too many memories that I could put up. You are the most complete ...person. I can't wait till the day thAt you get to introduce me to the lord. I love you sooooo much!! I will forever miss you!"

    Funeral Procession for McKinney Soldier

    [DFW] Funeral Procession for McKinney Soldier
    The body of Pfc. Cody Board, 19, of McKinney, returned to North Texas Thursday. Board was killed Oct. 4 in Mirwais, Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
    (Published Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010)

    Board was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.