Blackfeet Nation mourning for soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Blackfeet Nation of Montana is the mourning the loss of a tribal member who was killed in Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Spc. Antonio C. Burnside was killed on April 6 when his unit was attacked. He is the second tribal member to die in the line of duty.

"All Blackfeet hearts are broken today as we learn we must bury one of our warriors whose life was tragically cut short on the far side of the world," Chairman T. J. Show said in a statement, The Great Falls Tribune reported.

Burnside's parents went to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to retrieve his body, the paper said. Funeral services are pending.

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Blackfeet mourn warrior slain in Afghanistan (The Great Falls Tribune 4/10)
Blackfeet Nation mourns loss of MT soldier killed in Afghanistan (KTVQ-TV 4/9)

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