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Cpl. Humberto Sanchez to be honored at Westfield service

Humberto Sanchez
Posted at 7:03 PM, Oct 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-06 19:03:50-04

WESTFIELD — Fallen U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto Sanchez will be honored Saturday at a memorial service in Westfield.

Cpl. Sanchez, who is from Logansport, was one of 13 American service members killed on Aug. 26 in an attack on the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Sanchez has been honored with murals in his hometown, and a road will be named after him.

At Saturday's event, a memorial stone will be dedicated and a heroes candle will be lit in his memory at the Fallen Hoosier Heroes Memorial, located at 401 North Union Street.

The event is open to the community.