Family mourns soldier from BK killed in Afghanistan

Friends and family gathered today in Greenpoint to mourn the loss of a soldier from Brooklyn.Marine Sgt. Nicholas Aleman, 24, was killed on Dec. 5

GREENPOINT - Friends and family gathered today in Greenpoint to mourn the loss of a soldier from Brooklyn.

Marine Sgt. Nicholas Aleman, 24, was killed on Dec. 5 in Afghanistan. The family says he was only in Afghanistan a few months.

The funeral was held at St. Anthony?s Church in Greenpoint.

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