Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman, of Chester, died Jan. 10 after he was fatally struck by a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan, the first U.S. casualty of 2013.
Feb. 8, 2013 A caisson carries the coffin of Army Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman to his final resting place at Arlington National Cemetery. Wittman, of Chester, Va., died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan when he was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade while on mounted patrol on Jan. 10. He was the first U.S. combat loss of 2013. Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post Buy Photo