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Staff Sgt. Taylor Hoover laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Posted at 9:35 AM, Sep 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-24 19:17:33-04

ARLINGTON, Va. — Staff Sgt. Taylor Hoover, the Utah Marine killed during last month's attack in Afghanistan, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery Friday.

The 31-year-old Hoover was one of 13 U.S. service members killed in the attack outside the Kabul airport.

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A 2008 graduate of Hillcrest High School in Midvale, Hoover began serving in the Marines at 19, but family members said he had dreamed of serving when he was 11 years old following the Sept. 11 attacks.