PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Beaver County airman who was killed in action in Afghanistan in November was laid to rest Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery.READ MORE: Lawmakers Working On Bills In Harrisburg That Would Curb The Influence Of Lobbyists
Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin was from Hookstown, and a graduate of Hopewell High School.
He was killed along with Army Sgt. Jason McClary, of Export, when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Ghazni province of Afghanistan.READ MORE: Possibly Real: A Thousand Andy Warhol Paintings On Sale With Only One Being Authentic
Two other service members were also killed in the explosion.
McClary was buried a few weeks ago at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Washington County.
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Elchin enlisted in 2012.MORE NEWS: Dump Truck Collides With Train, Route 51 In Jefferson Hills Expected To Be Shut Down All Morning
He was a Special Tactics combat controller assigned to the 26th Special Tactics Squadron.