People wanted for ‘unaccompanied’ veteran’s funeral Friday

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COLORADO SPRINGS — An El Paso County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post is looking for people to attend an Air Force veteran’s funeral Friday.

In a Facebook post, Cheyenne Mountain VFW Post 3917 said Staff Sgt. Clyde Baldwin has no known family members. He served from 1950 to 1970.

He will be laid to rest at 9 a.m. Friday at Pikes Peak National Cemetery. 

“Please help get the word out for a good showing,” the VFW post wrote.

The cemetery is located southeast of the Colorado Springs Airport. The address is: 10545 Drennan Road, Colorado Springs, 80925.

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