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Photos: Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop remembered

Soldiers salute Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop's coffin at

Soldiers salute Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop's coffin at this funeral in Patchogue. (Nov. 9, 2009) Credit: Ed Betz

Medford native Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop was killed in action in Afghanistan.

Family members look on as Staff Sgt. Keith
Credit: Ed Betz

Family members look on as Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop's coffin is carried out of the church after his funeral service in Patchogue. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Soldiers salute during the funeral for Staff Sgt.
Credit: Charles Eckert

Soldiers salute during the funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his
Credit: Newsday/Arnold Miller

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his funeral. (Nov. 9, 2009).

A veteran pays tribute at the funeral for
Credit: Charles Eckert

A veteran pays tribute at the funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his
Credit: Newsday/Arnold Miller

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his funeral. (Nov 9, 2009).

Family members look on during the funeral for
Credit: Ed Betz

Family members look on during the funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his
Credit: Newsday/Arnold Miller

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his funeral. (Nov. 9, 2009).

Soldiers mourn at the funeral for Staff Sgt.
Credit: Charles Eckert

Soldiers mourn at the funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his
Credit: Newsday/ Arnold Miller

Family of Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop at his funeral. (Nov. 9, 2009).

The coffin for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Ed Betz

The coffin for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, is carried into the church. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Soldiers salute Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop's coffin at
Credit: Ed Betz

Soldiers salute Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop's coffin at this funeral in Patchogue. (Nov. 9, 2009)

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Charles Eckert

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Ed Betz

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Charles Eckert

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Charles Eckert

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Charles Eckert

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Charles Eckert

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a
Credit: Charles Eckert

The funeral for Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, a Medford Green Beret who died last month in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Nov. 9, 2009)

A flag hangs in the street before the
Credit: Ed Betz

A flag hangs in the street before the funeral service for soldier Kieth Bishop in Patchogue. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Firefighters salute the hearse transporting Long Island native
Credit: James Carbone

Firefighters salute the hearse transporting Long Island native Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, killed in action in Afghanistan. (Nov. 5, 2009)

Firefighters salute the hearse transporting the body of
Credit: James Carbone

Firefighters salute the hearse transporting the body of Long Island native Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, killed in action in Afghanistan. (Nov. 5, 2009)

Firefighters salute the hearse transporting the body of
Credit: James Carbone

Firefighters salute the hearse transporting the body of Long Island native Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop, killed in action in Afghanistan. (Nov. 5, 2009)

Keith Bishop, a Green Beret from Medford, was
Credit: Taylor Brickser

Keith Bishop, a Green Beret from Medford, was among the 10 Americans killed Oct. 26, 2009, when their helicopter crashed in western Afghanistan after a firefight with Taliban fighters.
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Keith Bishop is pictured with wife Maggie Bishop.
Credit: Kathleen Voss

Keith Bishop is pictured with wife Maggie Bishop. Keith Bishop, a Green Beret from Medford, was among the 10 Americans killed Monday when their helicopter crashed in western Afghanistan after a firefight with Taliban fighters.

President Barack Obama , left, and Maj. Gen.
Credit: AP

President Barack Obama , left, and Maj. Gen. Daniel Wright, right, salute the transfer case containing the remains of Sgt. Dale R. Griffin of Terre Haute, Ind., during a dignified transfer event at Dover Air Force Base, Del. (Oct. 29, 2009)

President Barack Obama, far left, salutes as an
Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, far left, salutes as an Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Sgt. Dale R. Griffin of Terre Haute, Ind., during a dignified transfer event at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama walks off a C-17 airplane
Credit: Getty/SAUL LOEB

President Barack Obama walks off a C-17 airplane during the dignified transfer of Sergeant Dale R. Griffin of Terre Haute, Indiana, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, October 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama walks into a C-17 military
Credit: Getty/Mark Wilson

President Barack Obama walks into a C-17 military transport plane with members of the official party during a dignified transfer for US Army Sgt. Dale R. Griffin at Dover Air Force Base on October 29, 2009 in Dover, Delaware.

President Barack Obama, left, walks out to tarmac
Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, left, walks out to tarmac to take part in the dignified transfer event for Sgt. Dale R. Griffin of Terre Haute, Ind., at Dover Air Force Base, Del,, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.

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