Body of fallen soldier from BK returned home

The body of a young Marine from Brooklyn who was killed in Afghanistan has arrived back on U.S. soil.Family members say they are making arrangements

BROOKLYN - The body of a young Marine from Brooklyn who was killed in Afghanistan has arrived back on U.S. soil.

Family members say they are making arrangements for 24-year-old Nicholas Aleman, who had only served a few months in Afghanistan when he was killed.

Gov. David Paterson (D-N.Y.) has ordered that all flags on government buildings be flown at half-staff Friday to honor Aleman.

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