Staff Sgt. Altamirano's Body Arrives in McAllen

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 8:54am

MCALLEN - People in the Upper Valley showed just how much they appreciate Sergeant Altamirano's sacrifice today. They lined the streets to watch his funeral procession.

News Center 23 Reporter Erin Murray was there when his family met his body coming off the plane in McAllen.

Religious services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Abundant Grace Community Church in Edinburg. Sgt. Altamirano's final resting place will be at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery. His funeral at the Veterans Cemetery will begin at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.

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