Quinlan to be buried at Arlington

February 27, 2007

Funeral services for Army Chief Warrant Officer John A. Quinlan, a former Baltimore County resident and graduate of Dulaney High school, will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington at 2 p.m. today, according to military officials.

Chief Warrant Officer Quinlan, the father of three, was one of eight soldiers killed Feb. 18 in Afghanistan when the helicopter he was piloting crashed because of mechanical failure. The crash, which was not caused by enemy fire, was the deadliest incident in Afghanistan this year. Fourteen soldiers survived the crash.

A wake will he held at Murphy's Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., in Arlington, Va., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a military spokesman said.

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