VIDEO: Hundreds Line Inman Ave. for Cpl. Reinhard Procession

Groups of residents and schoolchildren waving flags spanned from Wood Ave. to St. Gertrude's Cemetery in Colonia.

In an awesome display of patriotism, hundreds of residents lined the 1.5 mile final stretch in from  in Clark to in Colonia.

Despite the bitter 30 degree weather, schoolchildren came out from their classrooms and residents from their homes to pay respect to the fallen soldier.

As the long line of cars drove past, residents stood still and silent, many of them with hands over their hearts or in a firm salute.

Reinhard, 25, was on a helicopter mission when the aircraft went down in the southern Afghani province of Helmand. It was the deadliest attack against US military since August when 30 American troops died after a Chinook helicopter was apparently shot down in Wardak province.

Sue Kemper January 30, 2012 at 10:01 PM
Wow.... so moving, so sad. RIP Corporal Reinhard.
DMAB6395 January 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM
I'm sorry that I wasn't able to get down there. I'm from Colonia & I know the family. I hope they found some comfort today in the many, many people who did show up. I hear it was so quiet you can hear a pin drop. May Cpl. Kevin Reinhard rest in peace & thank you, thank you thank you!
Barbara Fasanella February 01, 2012 at 09:36 PM
I wouldn't have missed it whether it was raining or snowing. We owe this to our HERO CPL. KEVIN REINHARD. He gave the ultimate sacrifice to keep our families safe. It was a very sad and touching day. I myself have a son who is in the Marines and recently came home from his 3rd deployment. We families have to stick together. God Bless CPL. REINHARD and his family. Let him fly with the angels now. We Love you CPL. REINHARD and "You will never be Forgotten"


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