Memorial service held for fallen Phnx soldier killed overseas

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Soldier was killed on Christmas Eve

TUCSON - A fallen Phoenix soldier is being remembered in Tucson on Sunday.

Corporal Charles Gaffney, Jr., 42, died on Christmas Eve when enemy rocket fire hit his combat outpost.

His family and friends gathered in Tucson at his memorial. He will eventually be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife and twin 4-year-old daughters.