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Family, friends honor fallen airman in Colorado Springs

By: The Gazette
January 6, 2014 Updated: January 6, 2014 at 4:01 pm
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photo - Sunday was two years to the day that A1C Matthew Seidler was killed in Afghanistan by an IED. Family and friends of the airman gathered at Peterson AFB on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 to remember him by dedicating a memorial and renaming a street on the base. (Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Sunday was two years to the day that A1C Matthew Seidler was killed in Afghanistan by an IED. Family and friends of the airman gathered at Peterson AFB on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 to remember him by dedicating a memorial and renaming a street on the base. (Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette) 

Sunday was two years to the day that Matthew Seidler was killed in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb.

Family and friends of the airman gathered at Peterson Air Force Base on Sunday to remember him by dedicating a memorial and renaming a street on the base.

Seidler Street and the memorial will be the cornerstone and entry to the future Peterson Explosive Ordnance Disposal facility and training area.

See the photo gallery here.

Seidler was an EOD technician who neutralized roadside bombs in combat. Matthew Seidler was with the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron at Peterson.

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