The one-star U.S. Army general from Fairfax County was the highest-ranking officer to die in the war in Afghanistan, according to the Defense Department.
Feb. 29, 2012 The coffin of Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, 49, the highest-ranking officer to die in Afghanistan, makes its way to Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery. Hildner died of natural causes, according to an Army spokesperson. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post
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