Loved ones said goodbye to a local soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Eric Holman, of Evans City, was laid to rest Monday with full military honors. Holman volunteered for one of the most dangerous jobs in Afghanistan – defusing improvised explosive devices. One of those explosions took the 39-year-old’s life.
A father is in mourning following the death of his son in Afghanistan. He is remembering the local soldier as a brave and patriotic man who was a good son and father.
A local soldier who was stationed in Afghanistan has died. Staff Sergeant Eric Holman of Evans City in Butler County was killed supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.