Alabama soldier to be laid to rest

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Funeral services will be held Monday in Birmingham for an Alabama soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.
Specialist Andrew Hand was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, July 24th when a roadside bomb exploded near his army vehicle. Three other passengers also died.

Hand is survived by his fiancée and two sons. This was Hand's third tour of combat duty.

Funeral services for Specialist Hand start at 11:00 a.m. at Liberty Church in Birmingham. He will be buried at the Veterans Cemetery in Montevallo.

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