Henryetta Naval Officer's Body Returning Home

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 11:55 pm
By: News 9

Staff and Wire Reports

HENRYETTA, Oklahoma -- The body of Navy Petty Officer Second Class Tony Randolph of Henryetta is being returned home.

Randolph died Monday when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb.

White-gloved sailors carried Randolph's coffin from a military jet to a waiting mortuary vehicle at Dover Air Force Base.

The bodies of six soldiers were also brought home in this solemn ritual.  All died in Afghanistan in the past 72 hours of each other.