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Fallen Turlock National Guard Soldier returns home

Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Benjamin Pleitez, 25, was killed July 27th while serving in Afghanistan.

Benjamin Pleitez, 25, was killed July 27th while serving in Afghanistan.

The body of a California National Guard Soldier arrived at the Modesto Airport late Tuesday morning.

Benjamin Pleitez, 25, was killed July 27th while serving in Afghanistan. Pleitez was from Turlock.

A memorial service will take place Wednesday at the Seventh-day Adventist church in Turlock.

Pleitez is the fourth California National Guardsmen to die in Afghanistan.

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