Staff Sgt. De Alencar Laid to Rest in Arlington With Full Military Honors

Army Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar, a former Harford County resident killed while fighting Islamic State militants in Afghanistan, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery Wednesday among many others who have given their lives fighting for freedom around the world.

Staff Sgt. De Aelencar, 37, was buried with full military honors in Section 60 of the sprawling Northern Virginia cemetery, where the rolling hills are covered with rows of white tombstones marking the graves of more than 400,000 people, including active-duty military, veterans and their relatives.