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Hundreds brave the snow to lay a veteran to rest in Colorado Springs

 People gathered to honor a veteran laid to rest in Colorado Springs on 2/7/20.  No family could attend the service for Staff Sgt. Clyde, so several veterans groups put a call out to the public to attend.  Photo courtesy Pikes Peak National Cemetery.
People gathered to honor a veteran laid to rest in Colorado Springs on 2/7/20. No family could attend the service for Staff Sgt. Clyde, so several veterans groups put a call out to the public to attend. Photo courtesy Pikes Peak National Cemetery. (KKTV)
Published: Feb. 6, 2020 at 5:08 PM MST
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Despite treacherous driving conditions across Colorado on Friday due to snow, hundreds of people turned out to honor a veteran being laid to rest.

No family members were able to attend Staff Sgt. Clyde Baldwin's service and a number of veteran groups were hoping members of the public would show up to give the man who served our country for 20 years a proper burial. People from all over Colorado made the trip to Pikes Peak National Cemetery.

The people who attended may not have known Staff Sgt. Clyde Baldwin personally, but they wanted to honor the man who served in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1970.

We have an unaccompanied Veteran with no known family members that is being laid to rest at Pikes Peak National Cemetery...

Posted by Cheyenne Mountain VFW Post 3917 on Monday, February 3, 2020

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