Heavy traffic expected at local Marine's funeral Around Town, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:16 pm
Local authorities are anticipating that more than 1,000 people will attend the private funeral of Capt. Matthew Manoukian, to be held at St. Francis High School in Mountain View on Saturday, Aug. 18. Police are requesting those not attending to avoid the area, as heavy traffic is expected.
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Posted by sean, a resident of the Sylvan Park neighborhood, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:16 pm sean is a member (registered user) of Mountain View Online
An American Hero. I didn't know Matt but my heart goes out to his family. The way he was murdered is awful, Matts death is why we need out. Afghanistan will always have corruption at every level. Read this: According to multiple news outlets, Capt. Manoukian was a member of a Special Operations force deployed to Afghanistan in May, to train local governments in security against Taliban insurgents. He attended a predawn meal followed by a meeting to discuss security with local police. One of the alleged police officers, actually an insurgent, fatally shot the three Marines before fleeing.