The Army aviator from Tacoma who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month will be remembered Tuesday at a memorial service at a Tacoma church.
Sgt. Alexander Bennett, 24, was killed with 29 soldiers and Special Forces service members in an Aug. 6 helicopter attack in Afghanistan’s Wardak Province. It was one of the deadliest attacks against American forces over the past decade of war in Afghanistan.
His mother said Bennett will be buried Sept. 2 at Arlington National Cemetery. She greeted his …