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Beaver, Ohio is located in Pike County. Zip codes in Beaver, OH include 45613. The median home price in Beaver is $89,900. More Beaver information.

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Saturday Jun 28 | The Madison Press

Westboro Church threatens to picket...

Motorcycle riders, law enforcement agents from around the state and region, and concerned citizens are expected to form a human barrier around the funeral of Justin Helton - a 2006 graduate of Beaver Eastern High School, and member of the U.S. military who died in Afghanistan last week.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Madison Press

Westboro Church threatens to picket...

Motorcycle riders, law enforcement agents from around the state and region, and concerned citizens are expected to form a human barrier around the funeral of Justin Helton - a 2006 graduate of Beaver Eastern High School, and member of the U.S. military who died in Afghanistan last week.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Community rallies to lay a fallen soldier to rest

Surrounded by his hometown community, Army Spc. Justin Helton was laid to rest to the sounds of "Amazing Grace" and Kenny Chesney, one of his favorite artists, Monday.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Funeral arrangements set for Pike C...

Mike Bell, first vice commander of American Legion Post 471 in Portsmouth, who has been involved in helping to provide motorcycle escorts for the soldier's body, said the funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Beaver Eastern High School in Beaver, Ohio, under the direction of the Boyer Funeral Home.

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The Advocate

Fallen soldier returns home

American flags waved gently in the hands of men, women and children gathered along U.S. 23 to witness U.S. Army Spc.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Ohio soldier killed in Afghanistan returns home

Hundreds of people lined a road in southern Ohio to honor a soldier killed in what's been described as a friendly fire airstrike in Afghanistan.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Procession to escort body of Pike County soldier home

Hundreds - if not thousands - of people are expected to line parts of the route along Rt.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Tri-County News

Westboro Church threatens to picket...

Motorcycle riders, law enforcement agents from around the state and region, and concerned citizens are expected to form a human barrier around the funeral of Justin Helton - a 2006 graduate of Beaver Eastern High School, and member of the U.S. military who died in Afghanistan last week.

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Daily Kos

IGTNT: Five Lost to "Friendly Fire" During War

Since 2001, 2330 U.S. troops have lost their lives while serving in Afghanistan, and between 2003 and 2012, 4468 U.S. troops lost their lives while serving in Iraq.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

Examiner.com

5 U.S. Soldiers killed by 'friendly fire' named by the D.O.D.

Officially, the Pentagon states the Soldiers were killed while "engaged in a combat operations" however, unofficial reports indicate the troops died as a result of a bomb dropped by a B1 bomber when ground forces called for close-in air support.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

U.S. casualties return home

An Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Spc.

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WBNS

Southern Ohio Soldier's Body Returns To United States From Afghanistan

The town of Beaver, Ohio is now preparing to welcome home the body of Helton. It was not the homecoming anyone expected.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

California, Washington soldiers identified among five killed in Afghanistan

Scott Studenmund, 24, of Pasadena was among five soldiers killed in Afghanistan in what officials are calling a case of friendly fire.

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USA Today

Families mourn victims of friendly fire in Afghanistan

Families back home are mourning the deaths of five American troops in a suspected friendly fire airstrike in Afghanistan, the deadliest such incident involving coalition forces during nearly 13 years of fighting.

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Tue Jun 10, 2014

Cleveland.com

Afghanistan friendly fire: Ohio man among 5 American soldiers killed by US airstrike

Five American troops with a special operations unit were killed by a U.S. airstrike called in to help them after they were ambushed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, in one of the deadliest friendly fire incidents in nearly 14 years of war, officials said Tuesday.

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WTVN-AM Columbus

Ohio soldier among those killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense has not officially released the names of those killed, but friends and family in Pike County confirm that Justin Helton, 25, of Beaver was among them.

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