by Mindy Aguon
Guam - U.S. Army Sergeant Joshua Akoni Lukeala will be laid to rest on Thursday. The Lukeala family confirms the funeral will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Yigo beginning at 9 o'clock in the morning.
SGT Lukeala will be given full military honors for paying the ultimate sacrifice. He and three other members of the 101st Airborne Division were killed on June 7 in afghanistan when enemy forces attacked their humvee with an improvised explosive device. Lukeala will be laid to rest at Veterans Cemetery in Piti.