Funeral set for officer shot at Fort Bragg

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    COLLEGE STATION, TX (AP) — Funeral services have been set in Texas for a battlefield surveillance unit leader killed by a fellow soldier at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

    The funeral for Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale is set for Thursday in College Station. The Texas A&M graduate will then be buried in the Aggie Field of Honor, an area of a College Station cemetery for Aggies and their supporters.

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    Tisdale was fatally wounded last week when Spc. Ricky G. Elder of Kansas shot him and another soldier, who survived. Elder then shot himself and later died.

    Forty-two-year-old Tisdale had served in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

    His mother, Linda Tisdale, tells Bryan-College Station television station KBTX (http://bit.ly/OW6s8C ) that with all of his deployments, she never expected something to happen to him in the U.S.
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    Information from: KBTX-TV, http://www.kbtx.com

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