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By Byrne Bennett
The Record-Times 

Fallen Hero Cart stops in Reardan


Last updated 9/21/2023 at 10:01am

Byrne Bennett

A spokesperson for Alaska Airlines explains the significance of the Fallen Hero Cart on its stop in Reardan, Saturday, Sept. 16.

REARDAN - On Saturday, Sept. 16, the Fallen Hero Cart came to town and was on display in City Park. Alaska Airlines decided the use of a baggage cart was inappropriate to transfer the remains of fallen soldiers to and from their aircraft, so designed a customized Fallen Hero Cart for the job.

The cart is decorated with American flag curtains and the insignias of the five branches of the military. Inside the cart at the Reardan visit were the remains of Chief Warrant Officer Herbert Rand, who was being transported to his final resting place in Leavenworth, Kansas.

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