Funeral services Thursday for Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan

    Funeral services are set for Thursday to honor Petty Officer Michael Strange, the Northeast Philadelphia resident killed earlier this month during a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

    Family and friends will gather at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Thursday morning for a four-hour visitation period ahead of the afternoon funeral service.

    Flags in Philadelphia and at the Pennsylvania capitol will be lowered to half-staff Thursday in Strange’s honor.

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