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A plane with Zapasnik's casket arrived at Tulsa International Airport Wednesday morning. A plane with Zapasnik's casket arrived at Tulsa International Airport Wednesday morning.
Group of Patriot Riders escorted the body to a funeral home in Broken Arrow Group of Patriot Riders escorted the body to a funeral home in Broken Arrow
19-year-old Stephen Zapasnik was part of an artillery unit based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 19-year-old Stephen Zapasnik was part of an artillery unit based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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BROKEN ARROW, OK -- The body of a fallen Broken Arrow soldier returned to the Oklahoma Wednesday morning.

U.S. Army Specialist Stephen Zapasnik was killed in a humvee accident last week in Iraq.

The 19-year-old soldier was part of an artillery unit based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

A plane with Zapasnik's casket arrived at Tulsa International Airport Wednesday morning.

Related story: 12/25/2008  Broken Arrow Soldier Dies In Iraq

His mother says Zapasnik will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on January 6.

A memorial service for Zapasnik will be held Friday at Centennial Middle School at 225 East Omaha in Broken Arrow.

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