Fallen soldier honored in Alexandria

A fallen soldier is honored in Alexandria. (Courtesy Photo)

By staff

On the morning of Sept. 10, Jose Juan Gonzalez, a U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant killed in action in Afghanistan on Aug. 21, was saluted in Alexandria by veterans, the Green Berets, the Legion Post 24 and members of the Alexandria Sheriff’s Department, the Alexandria Police Department and the Alexandria Fire Department, according to former Mayor Allison Silberberg.

Gonzalez arrived at the Cunningham Funeral Home on Cameron Street shortly after 6 a.m. on Sept. 10. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Sept. 11.