An Army honor detail bears the casket of First Lt. Leonard Reed Farron on Wednesday as drummers sing him out of the Puyallup Tribe Youth Center after his funeral. Farron was last seen Oct. 15, 1942, at the controls of a P-39 aircraft before he failed to return from a strafing mission over Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal. His remains were recently recovered and identified.
An Army honor detail bears the casket of First Lt. Leonard Reed Farron on Wednesday as drummers sing him out of the Puyallup Tribe Youth Center after his funeral. Farron was last seen Oct. 15, 1942, at the controls of a P-39 aircraft before he failed to return from a strafing mission over Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal. His remains were recently recovered and identified. Craig Sailor csailor@thenewstribune.com
An Army honor detail bears the casket of First Lt. Leonard Reed Farron on Wednesday as drummers sing him out of the Puyallup Tribe Youth Center after his funeral. Farron was last seen Oct. 15, 1942, at the controls of a P-39 aircraft before he failed to return from a strafing mission over Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal. His remains were recently recovered and identified. Craig Sailor csailor@thenewstribune.com

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