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Local memorial planned for Lawton fallen soldier

Lawton- A local memorial service celebrating the life of 1st Lieutenant Brandon James Landrum is scheduled for this weekend.

Landrum, along with four other soldiers from Fort Bliss, Texas, died on Saturday after their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

The 26-year-old was born and raised in Lawton. He graduated from MacArthur in 2005 and also graduated from the ROTC program at Cameron University. The memorial will be held Saturday, May 11th, at the First Assembly of God Church on 82nd street in west Lawton. It is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

A memorial service at Fort Bliss is also scheduled on May 22nd.

A fund has been set up to help First Lieutenant Brandon James Landrum's family. You can send donations to Navy Federal Credit Union CO/ Lt. Brandon James Landrum memorial tribute fund. 3414 NW Cache Rd, Lawton, OK 73505

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