Unaccompanied Air Force veteran to be buried in Abilene Tuesday

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An unaccompanied Air Force veteran will be laid to rest in Abilene during a special ceremony Tuesday afternoon. 

Charles M. Mitchell, of Big Spring, will be buried at the Texas State Veteran Cemetery 7457 West Lake Road. A full military burial service is set to begin at 1:00 p.m.

Mr. Mitchell, born in 1948, served in the United States Air Force from January of 1976 until he was honorably discharged in January of 1980. 

Texas State Veteran officials are asking anyone who has the opportunity to please come and attend Mr. Mitchell's burial. 

Unaccompanied veteran burials take place to ensure veterans with no loved ones to attend their services are not forgotten or left behind. 

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